5 Answered Questions for the topic cartography
To what extent has the Earth's surface been geologically mapped?
To what extent has the Earth's surface been geologically mapped? For instance, what fraction has been surveyed at 1:10 000, 1:100 000 or 1:1 000 000 scale? Edit: By 'surface' I mean land surface,... more
How to create an outlined drawing of a map or easily turn a Google Maps screenshot into one?
I could probably figure out how to do one, but I have to do like, 30 of these and I want to learn how to make it quick and painless. My first thought was using Live Trace in Illustrator, but I'm... more
Is there a map that displays every country at its correct relative size?
I know that the standard Mercator projection is completely wrong when it comes to the relative sizes of countries (Greenland appears relatively much larger than in reality, for example). AFAIK they... more
Learning classical geography - recommended literature etc?
I've been working in the field of GIS for a few years now, and there are some disciplines of knowledge where I lack a good degree of education. My educational background is that I've studied... more