Tag: cartography

Mapping Covid-19 and the unconscious dimensions of the pandemic

Phil Cohen , June 29th, 2020


One of the most important moments in the development of cartography occurred when an obscure doctor, John Snow, produced his so-called ghost map of the cholera outbreak in…


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Why the Earth Must Be Mapped

Chris Fisher , December 11th, 2019


A lidar scan of a site in Mexico reveals the boundaries of a ceremonial area. Chris Fisher The climate crisis represents humanity’s greatest threat. Our daily news is…


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Book Review: Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography by Laura Vaughan

Rose Deller , January 10th, 2019


In Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography – available to download here for free – Laura Vaughan offers an analysis of how maps have both described and shaped social…


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