Cartography

This video ultimately explains why all world maps are wrong

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 to do it for centuries. In fact, the most common map projection that we use almost everyday in Google Maps and other mapping services has been introduced in 1569 by Gerardus Mercator. Guys from Vox decided to give ...

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Adobe Illustrator for Cartographers : Automating Vectorization

Adobe Illustrator for Cartographers 38: Automating Vectorization

Adobe Illustrator for Cartographers : Automating Vectorization In this video we look at the automating the vectorization process. It is often the case that a cartographer will receive hand-drawn maps with information that will need to be included in a vector map. Redrawing these by hand can often be tedious, but fortunantly Illustrator has tools to automate that process.

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The glowing globe

The glowing globe | burdGIS

The glowing globe | burdGIS Some cartography on Arc Pro 2.0 taken from John Nelson’s orignal Lightsabre Lines. See John’s story map here:

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