This month’s ICA Map of the Month is the map SCAN Littoral® chart of the golfe du Morbihan (Brittany). It was published as a joint project between the French Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOM) and the French National Geographic Institute (IGN). It consists of a seamless merging of SHOM’s nautical charts and IGN’s terrestrial maps. At the last ICC in Chile it won the second jury prize in the category “hydrography or maritime navigational charts”.
This month’s ICA Map of the Month is the map colletion Portolan Charts – The Medieval Representation of a Ploughed Sea (Les cartes portolanes. La representació medieval d’una mar solcada). It was published by the Inst. Cartogràfic de Catalunya. At the last ICC in Chile it was the “winner of the public vote”.
This month’s ICA Map of the Month is The National Atlas of Spain (1986–2008): Facsimile digital version. The digital atlas was published by the National Centre of Geographical Information and the National Geographic Institute of Spain and won in the category “Digital Products (Maps and Digital images)” at the last ICC in Chile. Have a look at it!
The ICA has decided on featuring outstanding cartographic products and work online.
The first ICA Map of the Month for February 2010 is the Australian atlas EARTH, published by Millennium House. Have a look at it! Or learn more about the general concept of our new Map of the Month series.