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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 June 2022

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.


Mapping the Environment

  • Alcis releases public web map of Afghanistan earthquake – pajhwok.com
  • Antarctica: Southern Ocean floor mapped in greatest ever detail – bbc.com
  • Scientists and students onboard to map East coast tsunami risk – newcastle.edu.au
  • Scientists Map Yellowstone’s Underground ‘Plumbing’ – smithsonianmag.com
  • Google Maps now shows the air quality around you – gsmarena.com
  • ‘Nature has priority’: Rewilding map showcases nature-led restoration – news.mongabay.com

Exposes & reviews

Cartography Books

The Comos

  • NASA Mars Orbiter Releasing One of Its Last Rainbow-Colored Maps – jpl.nasa.gov
  • Gravitational wave ‘radar’ could help map the invisible universe – sciencenews.org
  • Gaia continues quest for the ultimate sky map – bbc.com
  • Comet-mapping mission gets the go-ahead – imperial.ac.uk
  • New maps of asteroid Psyche reveal an ancient world of metal and rock – /news.mit.edu
  • Scientists map sulfur residue on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa – phys.org
  • Astronomers map violent star formation in nebula outside our galaxy – miragenews.com
  • China releases world’s ‘most detailed’ map of Moon – timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Mapping Applications

  • Satellite mapping helps farmers drill down on pasture
  • Map: See top 50 best French towns and cities to live in in 2022 – connexionfrance.com
  • Digital mapping reveals network of settlements thrived in pre-Columbian Amazon – theguardian.com
  • Dubai project to design digital maps for driverless vehicles – khaleejtimes.com




  • She hacked an old knitting machine to weave the universe into a work of art – theage.com.au
  • Canada and Denmark sign deal to divide uninhabited Arctic island – cbc.ca
  • Google Maps has become a game with Geoguesser — and Trevor Rainbolt has mastered it – npr.org
  • Google Maps has launched a cool and fascinating new ‘time travel’ feature – timeout.com
  • Getting lost with Google Maps – khaleejtimes.com


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.