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"The map is not the territory"*...

As regular readers will know, (Roughly) Daily is extremely enthusiastic about maps.  So your correspondent is especially grateful to Andrew Wiseman for his very helpful “readers’ guide”: “ 105 more words

for those planning their summer itineraries...

via The Land Of Maps – Pot is now legal in Oregon. In Oct 2015,….

Pot is now legal in Oregon. In Oct 2015, medical marijuana dispensaries will be allowed to sell for recreational purposes.

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Science & Technology

Cartography project

I finally have time post this project I worked on last December.

This compilation of maps represents my response to the hysteria generated around the United States, specifically, around my home town of Houston, TX. 192 more words


Review: Ice Cream Summer

Ice Cream Summer
By Peter Sís
Scholastic Press
May 2015
40 pages

In a letter, Joe’s grandpa asks him what he learned this summer and promises a special trip. 195 more words

Book Review

The railroad system of Germany and neighbouring countries; ca. 1849

Two things of interest in this map. Firstly it shows the German Confederation minus Austria as a unified country, which at that time certainly wasn’t the case. 57 more words


10 Places You Can't See on Google Maps

In a relatively short period of time, Google has achieved a remarkable feat of cartography: mapping the entire world.  Anyone with an internet connection can access Google Maps, find their location, zoom in, zoom out, and virtually explore anywhere else on the globe. 119 more words