Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.
Google Maps has revolutionized the way we approach cartography, but really old specimens have a je ne sais quoi that is tough to replicate in digital form. Old Maps Online, an initiative of the The Great Britain Historical GIS Project and Klokan Technologies GmbH, Switzerland, combines the ease of digital searching with the magic of older maps – allowing users to search the physical collections of the world’s libraries. (Old Maps Online)
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