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The persistent Irish quarter?

My PhD research on the Stafford Street area of Wolverhampton finishes, pretty much, in 1877: the date that Parliament approved the Wolverhampton Improvement Scheme which led to the demolition of Carribee Island, the laying out of Princess Square and the new bit of Lichfield Street, and so on. 1,027 more words

Black Country

Tree cover density of Europe by Jakub Marian

The map above shows the surface percentage covered by tree canopy (based on data by the USGS from 2010). Simply put, green areas represent forests, and white areas represent other types of land cover, such as crops, grass, buildings, bare rocks, etc. 69 more words

Environment

The David Rumsey Historical #Map Collection Database

The Map Database has many viewers and the Blog has numerous categories. The physical map collection is housed in the David Rumsey Map Center… 48 more words

Databases

Titograd

Could it be that my map of Montenegro is a bit outdated?

Travel

Digital Atlas of the #RomanEmpire

Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire

© 2015-2017 Johan Åhlfeldt
Department of Archaeology and Ancient History
Lund University, Sweden
Contact: johan.ahlfeldt@ctr.lu.se

Fake Maps

Like many geography teachers, I harbour something of an obsession with maps. I have recently read this excellent book by Simon Garfield, titled “On the Map”, and would highly recommend it for anyone’s Christmas reading list. 178 more words

Geography