Mapping Human Vulnerability to Climate Change

Mapping Human Vulnerability to Climate Change

Scientists from McGill University in Canada have cross referenced climate and emissions data with census information to map populations most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.

What Bodies of Water Border Cuba?

Bodies of water border Cuba

When faced with any geographical question, turning to a map is the best way to find the answer. This is why those who wonder what bodies of water border Cuba would be well advised to look at a cuba map for themselves rather than asking other people or seeking a simple answer.

What makes a great map design?

What makes a great map design?

The elements that go into making a beautiful and functional map are simple to outline, but difficult to follow. The goal of most cartographers is to create a blend of form and function that is balanced, attractive, and contains exactly the right amount of data.

What is an Elevation Map?

Elevation Map

By the strictest definition, an elevation map is any map which shows the different elevations of an area. This can be as simple as printing elevations on a road map or as complex as topographical mapping. Most people are actually seeking a simple topographical map when they ask for an elevation map, as they want to see elevation in relationship to geographical features such as rivers, forests, and canyons.

The Chinese Government’s Answer to Google Maps

The Chinese Government's Answer to Google Maps

At long last, geographers, cartographers, travelers and businesses can finally explore the world as it was meant to be – using ‘Map World’, the Chinese government’s answer to Google Maps.

How to Create a Travel Brochure – 3 Actionable Steps

How to Create a Travel Brochure - 3 Actionable Steps

Making a travel brochure takes times, effort and creativity. Whether you are creating a travel brochure for a school project or for a business, the main purpose of a travel brochure to introduce tourists to a place and provide itinerary ideas. Here are some tips on how to get you started to create your own travel brochure.

How to Read Topographic Maps

How to Read Topographic Maps

Most of us are used to reading road or street maps to get where we want to go. As a result topographic maps are a bit unfamiliar.

What is a Relief Map?

What is a Relief Map?

Have you ever wondered what Mt. Everest looks like compared to Kilimanjaro? Or the depth of Death Valley compared to the height of the Sierra Nevada’s?

What Do Historical Maps Show?

What Do Historical Maps Show?

History is one of the most important subjects. It is through history that we learn valuable lessons about where we came from, how our society has evolved, and mistakes that have been made.