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Atlas de Cuba | 1949 | Gerardo Canet & Erwin Raisz

This Atlas is more than an attempt to describe Cuba. Our aim is not only to present the setting in which the drama of Cuban life is played but to show how this life itself changes its own setting, creating new problems and new adjustments to them.

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Moving Enormous Maps | 1917

It measures 69 feet long and 11 feet wide and required the services of nearly a dozen men to carry it…

Enormous map moving, ca. 1917.

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Map History

Map Design Annotated: 13 Voyager Maps from Making Maps 2nd Edition

To understand map design, and how maps work, it is useful to see how map design concepts play out on a real map.

One of the significant updates to the… 571 more words

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More Old School Cartograms, 1921-1938

Cartogram, 1930: “A Distorted Map of the United States Showing Population of Each State and of Cities of 50,000 or More in 1930” (Printers’ Ink Publishing Co., Inc., Chart by Walter P. 302 more words

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1910 | Topographic Maps | Map Symbols | Egypt

The Survey of Egypt, 1910, 1:1,000,000, Sheet 5 (detail 1, close-up)


Found while cleaning out an old map cabinet: oceans of just about nothing, punctuated by signs of a minimal landscape. 128 more words

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Making Psychogeography Maps

Guide Psychogéographique de OWU (2009, med res jpg)


During the week of June 15-19 (2009) five intrepid Ohio students and myself engaged in improvisational psychogeography, 579 more words

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