Maps

Intuitive to look at spatial patterns and great for distributing geographic data.

Maui fires timeline, a visual reconstruction of the events

Using a combination of weather reports, videos, and 911 calls, The New York…

Google Maps and 3D experiments

The Google Maps API lets you access high-resolution 3D map tiles now. Robert…

Gaza Strip size compared to U.S. cities

One of the most straightforward ways to help others better understand the scale…

Realistic rendering of Canada’s wildfires

Peter Atwood used NASA data to depict the wildfires in Canada this year.…

Map of the 2023 solar eclipse

The moon is going to get in the way of the sun this…

Where the clouds are the highest

Cloud formation depends on temperature and moisture levels, so in places of high…

Real space location of Star Trek and other science fiction

Star Trek and related might be fictional, but they usually reference real stars,…

Mapping Israel and Gaza attacks

The New York Times is mapping rocket strikes, attacks, and ongoing conflict in…

Following the path of the 2024 solar eclipse

There is going to be a solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. The…

Search the text in historical maps

The David Rumsey Map Collection has been home to tens of thousands of…

Two maps with the same scale

When you compare two areas on a single map, it can be a…

Very Expensive Maps

In the Very Expensive Maps podcast, cartographer Evan Applegate interviews other cartographers about…

Declining groundwater

The New York Times analyzed water levels across the country since 1920. In…

Looking for the best pizza for different styles in different places

Locating the best pizza depends on where you are and what kind of…

Apple’s global suppliers

Most of Apple’s suppliers and manufacturing happen outside the United States and in…

Cultural Midwest, not technically

The U.S. Census Bureau defines the Midwest as the region of twelve states…

Map of Lahaina buildings destroyed in wildfire

Most of the Maui town Lahaina was destroyed by wildfire. The Wall Street…

Racing amateurs against Tour de France cyclists

It takes strength and dedication to race in the Tour de France. It’s…