18 Jan

Mapping Water In Europe

Water is a very important resource in our world. This map shows the areas that have a great potential for water stress. It is becoming more important to have clean drinking water. Therefore,a map like this would be important for...
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11 Jan

Mapping Crops in Each State

Food geography is very important to our country. A significant amount of our country is comprised of  farmlands. Most states in our country produce grains as a cash crop. Which cash crop does your state produce? (click the map or...
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28 Dec

New Years Resolution Map

  2017 is a few days away.  Around this time, people usually made resolutions (e.g. exercise more, eat healthier, and travel the world) for goals that they would like to accomplish in the upcoming year. The map above shows some of...
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30 Nov

John Snow’s Cholera Map

John Snow’s Cholera Map is shown above. In 1854, there was a cholera outbreak in Soho, London. John Snow overlaid the cholera cases on a map featuring the location of the area’s drinking wells. Snow’s map enable him to discover...
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23 Nov

Antique Atlas with Trade Winds

The atlas above is known as “A New Map of The Whole World with Trade Winds“. The cartographer for this map is Hermann Moll (1654 ca -1732 ca). A major feature of this antique atlas is the fact that it includes...
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15 Nov

Mapping top selling players jersey

Any sports fans out there? The last couple of  weeks has had some exciting sports events. For one, the Cubs won the World Series after a 108 year championship drought. This past weekend there were several undefeated college football teams...
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9 Nov

Mapping U.S. Garbage

    (Data Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2016) This map was featured in an article published on the treehugger website. The article is called “Trash by the numbers: Startling statistics about US garbage”  and was written by Melissa Breyer, a...
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3 Nov

Mapping Protected Areas in Florida

                The Florida Department of Environmental Protection  created the Florida Forever program in July 2001. Since this program’s inception, it is responsible for purchasing more than 718, 126 acres of  protected land for...
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26 Oct

The Fool’s Cap Map of the World

Any map-lovers looking for a Halloween costume? Consider the The Fool’s Cap Map of the World. It is estimated that the map dates from ca. 1580-1590. Over the years, many people have sought to explain the deeper meaning of this image. Map blogger...
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