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eCARTO News September 2020

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.

Cartography – raison d’être

Cartography and Art

History

  • The Miller Atlas, 1519, the atlas of the first circumnavigation of the world – youtube.com
  • The Vinland Map: A Most Non-European Artifact – ancient-origins.net

Mapping the Environment

Cartographic Industry News

Map Collections

Cartography Resources & Research

  • Mapping Beyond Measure: Art, Cartography, and the Space of Global Modernity – h-net.org
  • International Society for the History of the Map V Symposium – youtube.com

Techniques

  • Making 3D terrain Maps – shadedrelief.com
  • The Race to Map Reality so Silicon Valley Can Augment It Is On – slate.com
  • IndyGo tests accessibility for future public transit lines with mobility mapping project – wthr.com
  • A beautiful map poster and the absurd hack it inspired – esri.com
  • Mapping a better future for Africa’s farmers – weforum.org

Boundaries

  • Cherokee Nation reservation boundaries, including Owasso, Collinsville, now visible on Google Maps – tulsaworld.com
  • The Partition of Antarctica – vividmaps.com

Just Maps

  • Five maps you (and your team) should see – esri.com

Cartography – 3D and Animated

Cartography and Modelling

  • Mapping fast-growing informal settlements in Africa to reveal where roads and infrastructure are most needed – novumintel.com
  • Mapping global trends in vaccine confidence and investigating barriers to vaccine uptake – thelancet.com
  • 3D Mapping And Modeling In Mapping Industry 2020 – thedailychronicle.in

Awards and Sources

Maps and Measurement

Cartotherapy

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