Cartography is the science and art of map making. Here you should find information and resources related to the process of making maps.
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Area Cartogram Maps Explored
Explanation of area cartograms maps including examples of contiguous, non-contiguous, and Dorling cartograms.
A tool designed to help cartographers and map users find class intervals for choropleth mapping.
Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS)
The Earth Resources Observation Systems (EROS) Data Center (EDC) is a data management, systems development, and research field center for the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Mapping Division.
Elements of a Map
Cartographic elements of a map layout explained. Find out the required and suggested elements that make up a map layout.
A blog that highlights a new interesting map each day. Run by a Geography college student interested in Geographic Information Systems.
Harvard Map Collection: USGS Legend
Scans from 'Standard Symbols Adopted by The Board of Surveys and Maps, United States of America' (1932).
International Cartographic Association
To promote the discipline and profession of cartography in an international context.
Learn2Map Free GIS Tutorial and Shapefile Atlas
GIS tutorial, free maps, free GIS program.
LLEK Bookmarks Scientific Search Engines - Cartography/GIS/Remote Sensing
A comprehensive catalog of scientific resources and media worldwide but especially in German and English: Directories of Cartography Journals; Cartography-related catalogs of scientific search engines;additional starting points and sites of special interest.
Map History / History of Cartography
Tony Campbell's tightly organized global overview of the subject's resources, activities and opportunities, with leads to the collecting of old and early maps and thousands of links.
Collection of printable map projections organized by type.
Maps of the World
Digital royalty-free maps covering the entire contemporary world. Maps fully modifiable in programs like Adobe Illustrator.
National Geographic - Mapping
Interactive map, outline maps, satellite imagery, and how to interact with and create your own maps.
The National Geographic Society
Explore National Geographic Online. A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration.
Maps and mapping for Great Britain, with free mapping and services together with information on digital and paper mapping products and other aspects of cartography
Ordnance Survey Ireland
The Irish national mapping agency.
PDF Map Source
The site is a growing collection of pdf maps. The pdf maps are free for personal use.
Multifunctional online atlas, specially made for the last years of elementary school and the first years of secondary education. In Dutch, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.
Solid Terrain Modeling
STM creates physical 3D terrain models from digital data.
Maps of countries, cities and other places from all around the World. Specially prepared for computer printers, it is possible to change the map size, orientation and details.
The purpose of this web page is to assemble, organize, and present digital information about the earth's land surface of use to outdoor enthusiasts.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers
The USACE is responsible for investigating, developing and maintaining the nation's water and related environmental resources. A great source for hydrographic information.
Offers Google satellite and 3D maps of countries and places all over the World.
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