Map
A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes.Many maps are static two-dimensional, geometrically accurate (or approxima...
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The Most Detailed Map of the Universe
The Most Detailed Map of the Universe to Date
Best GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone in 2017
Top GPS and Navigation Apps for iPhone with many features like offline GPS map search and navigation, accurate location information. Best GPS Apps for iOS.
25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World
These are 25 maps that will change the way you see the world.
What's The Real Size Of Africa? How Western States Used Maps To Downplay Size Of Continent
The real size of Africa is much bigger than you think. The size of the continent on world maps has been downplayed in comparison to other parts of the world for hundreds of years.
360 Holiday Tour At The White House
Google has launched its first-ever virtual reality tour of the White House, which combines static images, movies, and some narration to give you a bit of a guided, virtual tour.
Map Of Earth's Hidden Groundwater To Help Scientists Establish When It Will Run Out
The first map showing the groundwater hidden beneath Earth's surface has been developed by scientists – the first step in establishing how much there is and, importantly, when it will run out. The map...
Eating, Running, Commuting: How Your Device Knows Your Life through Images
Researchers have created an artificial neural network that identifies the activities in a user’s average day through a catalogue of images.
The most remote places you can see on Google Maps
You may just use Google Maps to see where you're going, but the website is filled with hidden gems that go beyond pure navigation. While people love to stumble on weird or bizarre Google Street Views,...
Google Street View Goes Solo in New App
Google Street View is now available as a standalone Android and iOS application. For the first time, mobile users can explore 360-degree imagery of hiking trails, restaurant and hotel interiors, and m...
30 Disturbing Things Found on Google Maps
From hovering UFOs, to naked men in trunks, to proof of the existence of angels, we count 30 weird, creepy and downright disturbing things picked up by Google lenses .
New technology keeps drones from crashing and burning
Small drones could easily be blown off course by harsh winds or lose access to GPS while passing through somewhat closed-off locations. Since either scenario could spell disaster for delivery or servi...
Study of Atmospheric 'Froth' May Help GPS Communications
A new study of Earth's ionosphere, a part of the upper atmosphere, could have applications for better GPS communications.
Map: European colonialism conquered every country in the world but these five
This map shows every country that's been colonized or conquered by Europe. It's virtually all of them.
The Huge, Unseen Operation Behind the Accuracy of Google Maps
The maps we use to navigate have come a long way in a short time. Since the ’90s we’ve gone from glove boxes stuffed with paper maps to floorboards littered with Mapquest printouts to mindlessly obeyi...
History of cartography
Cartography or mapmaking, has been an integral part of the human history for a long time, possibly up to 8,000 years. From cave paintings to ancient maps of Babylon, Greece, and Asia, through the Age ...
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Early world maps
Early world maps cover depictions of the world from the Iron Age to the Age of Discovery and the emergence of modern geography during the early modern period.
A Babylonian world map, known as the ...
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Virtual tour
A virtual tour is a simulation of an existing location, usually composed of a sequence of videos or still images. It may also use other multimedia elements such as sound effects, music, narration, an...
Star chart
A star chart or star map is a map of the night sky. Astronomers divide these into grids to use them more easily. They are used to identify and locate astronomical objects such as stars, constellations...
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Cartogram
A cartogram is a map in which some thematic mapping variable – such as travel time, population, or Gross National Product – is substituted for land area or distance. The geometry or space of the map i...
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Geologic map
A geologic map or geological map is a special-purpose map made to show geological features. Rock units or geologic strata are shown by color or symbols to indicate where they are exposed at the surfac...
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Nautical chart
A nautical chart is a graphic representation of a maritime area and adjacent coastal regions. Depending on the scale of the chart, it may show depths of water and heights of land (topographic map), na...
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Pictorial maps
Pictorial maps are a category of maps that are also loosely called illustrated maps, panoramic maps, perspective maps, bird’s-eye view maps and Geopictorial maps amongst others. In contrast to the reg...
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Topographic map
In modern mapping, a topographic map is a type of map characterized by large-scale detail and quantitative representation of relief, using contour lines but, historically, using a variety of methods. ...
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Cartography
Cartography (from Greek χάρτης khartēs, "map"; and γράφειν graphein, "write") is the study and practice of making maps. Combining science, aesthetics, and technique, cartography builds on the premise ...
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GPS
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an ...
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Map series
A map series is a group of topographic or thematic maps or charts usually having the same scale and cartographic specifications, and with each sheet appropriately identified by its publisher as belong...
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