Thanksgiving Map

Thanksgiving Maps and Geography

Caitlin Dempsey

Thanksgiving maps about this holiday involving major feasting. Maps shown include distribution of turkey, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberries by Zellmer and a similar interactive map by Esri.

Cartopareidolia: Seeing People and Animals in Maps

Caitlin Dempsey

Cartopareidolia is the phenomenon of seeing people and animals in maps.

7 Nifty Gift Ideas for the GIS Person in Your Life

Caitlin Dempsey

Whether you are looking for gifts for Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Festivus, or just looking for a special gift for any time of the year, here are some gift ideas for a range of budgets. From silly to serious, find the perfect GIS gift idea on this list.

Atlas of Design

Caitlin Dempsey

Do you love beautiful maps? The Atlas of Design has been reprinted and is now available for purchase from the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS).

Map of population density.

Six of this Year’s Most Interesting Maps

Caitlin Dempsey

Every year, there seems to be a handful of maps that fascinate the masses and fire up the social media platforms. Listed here are some of the more fascinating maps and GIS data visualizations that caught the public's attention in 2012.

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