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Why don’t we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional Mercator map?

Why don't we start using a more accurate world map rather than the conventional Mercator map?  No 2D map can accurately show the 3D Earth....

A review of eSpatial, a GIS for businesses

When working with location data, we have to choose which GIS software may be best for the our projects. As more GIS alternatives to...

What A Tiny Atlas Can Show About the State of the World during WWII

This old Atlas is basically a pure propaganda piece, both exaggerating and downplaying German power and influence in the past century.   The Taschenatlas der...

The Earth is not flat, Google Maps confirms with Globe Mode

In a crushing blow to the community of so-called flat-Earthers, Google Maps has put its weight behind a spherical planet. Till last week, if...

Meet Awesome Maps – the startup that is bringing the awesome back to maps! #TheNextGeo

In an age where maps are almost always digital and are designed to highlight places of interest rather than to look like a work...

BBC changes controversial weather map after 13 years, sparks more controversy

In 2005, the British public service broadcaster BBC ditched its old-style Mercator maps for a tilted/curved version. The aim was to give weather-watchers a...

This awesome map shows all foreign trips of US presidents

Really interesting mapping project on foreign trips of US Presidents has been recently developed by The University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab. The Executive Abroad visualizes the overseas visits...

Which is the best map projection?

The ‘orange peel problem’ is perhaps the most widely-cited analogy that geographers use to explain why a three-dimensional world cannot be represented in two...

These 5 tools will let you master map projections

Understanding and choosing the right map projection can be tricky. For GeoGeeks it is painful to see the unconscious overuse of Mercator. If you...

This world map pin-points 1,200 songs right where they should be

Another map to be added to my print maps collection. Designers from Londyn-based studio Dorothy created a really cool map titled the “World Song...

The real size of the world

Humankind has always been fascinated with the lay of the land, and as the generations have passed we’ve combined new information with new media...

This video ultimately explains why all world maps are wrong

Projecting a round surface of the Earth on a flat surface is not an easy task. Scientists are trying to find an optimal way...

Everything you need to add beautiful editable maps to your PowerPoint slides

If you study or work sooner or later you will have to make a PowerPoint presentation. No matter if you work in a mapping...

Top 10 YouTube videos about maps and geography

There are plenty of cool YouTube videos about maps and geography but we've decided to make for you the ultimate compilation of the most...

Top 7 maps that ultimately explain map projections

Map projections are cool, but they might be a bit scary. It's difficult to understand how can you put a very complex round-shaped surface of...
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