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November 08, 2013

Wonderful Map Collection

At the WaPo, 40 fascinating maps. Lots of food for thought there.

If you like this sort of thing, the NASA site has some gorgeous photos as well.

Posted by Cassandra at November 8, 2013 08:01 AM

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Several years ago I was forwarded a link to the Library of Congress digital site. Their maps section is one that you can get lost in for several hours. I know I certainly have many times. My favorite is the panoramic maps collection where you find maps from the contiguous United States, mostly hand drawn, including cities like LA as it appeared in 1871, Cheyenne, WY from a bird's eye view in 1882 or Washington, DC in 1852 before *fog* covered the bottom.
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Posted by: DL Sly at November 8, 2013 07:02 PM

Outstanding link!

Posted by: CAPT Mike at November 8, 2013 08:43 PM

Maps are some of my favorite things. Thank you both!

Posted by: htom at November 10, 2013 03:34 PM