geography

Want to Make a Topographical Map? This Artist Will Show You How

Want to Make a Topographical Map? This Artist Will Show You How

This 3 dimensional map was laser cut and stacked in layers to display the natural beauty of the Portland, Maine area.

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Beautiful Map of the World, Burned Into Scrap Wood

Beautiful Map of the World, Burned Into Scrap Wood

Pyrography, or wood burning, is an art form that has been around for nearly as long as mankind. This particular piece, a burned map of the world, however, would only have been available sometime after 1492, or perhaps earlier if you happened to live in a Nordic country. Historical geography considerations aside, this map was […]

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Make Your Own Maps: DIY on GIS Day

Make Your Own Maps: DIY on GIS Day

Today’s the 15th annual GIS Day, “the annual salute to geospatial technology and its power to transform and better our lives” with over 700 events around the world. For example, in Indiana, drone-heads will collect GIS data with UAVs. WTH is GIS, you ask? GIS stands for Geographic Information System, or sometimes people call it geospatial information studies. It’s your […]

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