A new way to unpeel and flatten out the Earth's skin without distorting it – dubbed myriahedral projection – provides a new perspective on our planet.
The California State Automobile Association recently donated about 7,000 road maps to Stanford's Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections.
An Interstate highway map in the style of a metro subway diagram
We tend to imagine China as a monolith: 1.3 billion people sharing the same language, history, and culture. The truth is far more interesting. China is a mosaic of several distinct regions, each with its own resources, dynamics, and historical character.
Excerpts of an atlas of California road strip maps
In a city where one block is considered Hancock Park and the next Hollywood, The Times unveils an online map of the boundaries of 87 communities. If you don't like what you see, submit changes.
With the help of simple online tools, millions of people are drawing on digital maps and annotating them with text, images, sound and videos, which is reshaping the world of mapmaking.
Original saved in Times File on Aug 12, 2007
Old-fashioned paper road maps are gaining desirability not just as collectibles but as cultural records — even in archives as august as those of the Library of Congress.
Originally saved in Times File on Nov 13, 2006
One of the stormiest battles involving New York’s self-image involved what would seem the most mundane of issues: the look of the city’s subway map.
Originally saved in Times File on Sep 5, 2006
a BSD-licensed display and interaction library for tile-based maps in Flash (ActionScript 2.0 and ActionScript 3.0) and Python
Maps resized depending on the subject of interest
GIS with old maps of Taipei
From Harvard Studies on Taiwan: Papers of the Taiwan Studies Workshop, Volume 3 • 2000
Online maps for western New York, including Rochester
A 3D model of the city of Berlin, viewable through Google Earth