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Get to know the new ICA Executive Committee for the term 2023-2027
Get to know the ICA Commissions for the term 2023-2027

eCARTO News July 2023

eCARTO News captures the latest cartographic news and developments from around the world. If you have any general cartography items of interest then please email them to David Fraser, editor of eCARTO News.


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  • Ce que les papyrus nous apprennent sur la géographie dans l’Antiquité – theconversation.com
  • Most exact version of ‘Daedongyeojido’ map returns from Japan – en.yna.co.kr
  • Heritage: Maps for a lost city – dawn.com
  • 18th Century York Woman’s Diary Inspires New City Map – miragenews.com


  • Harrison Richard Edes – David Rumsey
  • Charting clarity: Furman researchers see 18th Century maps through different lenses – furman.edu
  • New NASA Map Details 2023 and 2024 Solar Eclipses in the US – solarsystem.nasa.gov
  • Celebrate 400 years of moon maps for Apollo 11’s anniversary (gallery) – space.com
  • Spatial Map of the Human Intestine Created – technologynetworks.com
  • Cosmic Growth Map Backs Einstein’s Gravity Theory – miragenews.com
  • People believe this map was created by flat earthers and shows what lies beyond Earth’s ‘ice wall’ – ladbible.com
  • Seeing with neutrinos: how astronomers are mapping the cosmos without light – nature.com


  • TZ Maps, a new player in the electronic mapping landscape – boatsnews.com
  • Commercial UAV Expo Preview: Ingredients For a Successful Drone Program in Surveying & Mapping – commercialuavnews.com
  • Fugro’s seabed mapping supports Norway’s marine resource preservation – hydro-international.com
  • Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Which navigation app is best? – tomsguide.com
  • Big Tech coalition challenges Google and Apple’s monopoly on maps – techspot.com
  • Overture Maps Foundation Releases First World-Wide Open Map Dataset – geospatialworld.net

3D, Interactive & Animated Mapping

  • First results of 3D mapping Nessebar’s ancient town revealed – gim-international.com
  • Interactive map shows which US cities will be underwater in 2050 – news10.com
  • 3D Mapping and Modeling Market to grow at a CAGR of 15.24% from 2022 to 2027 prnewswire.com
  • Navigating by touch with 3D maps – geoweeknews.com


Hot Topics

  • Tracking Heat Across the World – nytimes.com
  • Fire map breaks down the location and intensity of every nearby fire – khq.com
  • Imperial researcher awarded £1m for magma-mapping project – imperial.ac.uk
  • FY-4A Satellite Boosts Solar Mapping in China with AI – miragenews.com
  • Google Maps: This free tool shows a heat map of where you’ve been – pcworld.com


  • Global map of wildlife trade reveals true cost to the planet – nature.com
  • The Amazon River in the Sky – Nautilus


  • Scroll through the universe with a new interactive map – phys.org


Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the weblink authors are their own and do not represent the official position of the ICA. The links are assembled for information and education purposes only.