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Gift List for Map Book Lovers

Posted by Barbara Fordyce on

Atlas.... A World of Maps, from the British Library The World of Maps includes a selection of stunning maps from the British Library.  Curated from their enormous collection, the maps are organized by world region.  Very high quality print.  Not available in North America till January 2019, so depending on where you live, you might have to be satisfied with a gift raincheck. All Over the Map, by Betsy Mason & Greg Miller In this book, journalists Betsy Mason and Greg Miller explore the intriguing stories behind maps from a wide variety of cultures, civilizations, and time periods. Based on...

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Celebrate GIS DAY!

Posted by Barbara Fordyce on

The first GIS day was celebrated way back in 1999.  Inspired by none other than Ralph Nader, Jack Dangermon, the founder of ESRI, decided to start a grass-roots "event" that people around the world can participate in.  And that's what they did!  ESRI now offers a site for any GIS team to register their event, and displays an interactive world map with hundreds of events. The purpose of GIS day is introduce people to geography and GIS by highlighting the real-world projects that are making a difference throughout society. Go to the map to see what's happening in your area!...

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Use a Map to Find Perfect Fall Foliage

Posted by Barbara Fordyce on

Interactive map shows you the schedule for fall foliage peak times.

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Get the Custom Map You Need - Fast and Affordable

Posted by Barbara Fordyce on

Are you having trouble finding the map you need? Map Resources can help with our custom map service.  We  have access to professional data bases that are clean, reliable and up-to-date.  And that's what you need to create a great map. Our experienced cartographers have made thousands of accurate, detailed maps of areas throughout the USA and the rest of the world. Many people think that a custom map comes with an exorbitant price tag, but this is not true. You specify exactly the area you need, and that's exactly what you pay for. Once we know the area you...

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Back to Geography Class, Kinda

Posted by Barbara Fordyce on

Back to school! Are you a teacher? Or know one?

Pass on this list of practical tools for teaching geography.

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