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

eCARTO News November 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.



Just Maps

  • Fisheye view of Chattanooga and vicinity showing troop positions in 1863 – loc.gov
  • The Pacific Rim – Reddit
  • 1799 Vancouver Map of Vancouver Island, Washington, and Puget Sound – Geographicus Rare Antique Maps
  • 1840 QMG Manuscript Map of Kandahar, Afghanistan and its Immediate Environs – Antique Maps
  • Skiing’s Next Illustrious Map Designer Unveils New Work – powder.com


  • 1m Square Kilometers of Updated Satellite Imagery in Europe and Brazil – Mapbox
  • NUVIEW’s quest to map Earth’s land surface every year – geoweeknews.com

Education & Training & Opportunities


  • Scientists Clinch Top Prize at 2023 National Mapping Science Award – miragenews.com
  • Darlington man turned his passion for creating Lord of the Rings-style fantasy maps into a full-time career – chroniclelive.co.uk
  • Adventure cartography: High-tech and high-touch – wvnews.com
  • ‘I wanted to do something useful’: the teenager who drew edible maps for Australia’s wartime pilots – theguardian.com



  • History Tree of Europe – David Rumsey
  • Ancient Makkah-centered map fetches over $2m at auction in London – arabnews.com
  • USDA updates plant hardiness map for the first time in more than a decade – npr.org
  • Cardiff volunteers help to map city’s ancient and veteran trees – nation.cymru
  • Autonomous excavator creates 3D map of rocks to build 19-foot-tall wall – uk.news.yahoo.com
  • Modeling walking accessibility to urban parks using Google Maps crowdsourcing database in the high-density urban environments of Hong Kong – nature.com
  • Vietnam on Dutch maps – miragenews.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.