23 Mar

Map of the Week: The Lost Colony of Roanoke

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin “To Seek New Worlds For Gold, For Praise, For Glory”-Sir Walter Raleigh, Founder of Virginia Roanoke was established in 1587 by a group of 115 English settlers. The colony was located on the outer banks of what is today...
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16 Mar

Map of the Week: What’s in an Irish Surname?

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th, this week’s map is interactive and explores Irish surnames and their geographic distribution; it was created by Kent Field using Irish Census data from 1890. In the United States, a...
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23 Feb

Map of the Week: International Students Map

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the map for more detail on a specific country Using data from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, this week’s feature map shows the countries where all the world’s international students are moving from and to. For...
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15 Feb

Map of the Week: Year of the Dog

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the image to enlarge 2018 is the year of the dog and this week’s map, created by Lili Chin, shows dogs of the world and their countries of origin. According to the cartographer, she wanted to “create something...
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9 Feb

Map of the Week: Technology at the Olympic Games

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinClick on the image to enlarge The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. This year’s Winter Olympics (Friday, February 9th through Sunday the 25th) is being held in PyeongChang, South Korea....
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2 Feb

Map of the Week: Super Bowl History

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin  Mark your calendars…this weekend is Super Bowl Sunday! This Sunday, February 4th, the Philadelphia Eagles will be playing the New England Patriots in the 52nd Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This week’s map shows the location of each...
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21 Dec

Map of the Week: Misery Map

FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWill you be traveling this holiday season? Everyone understands how stressful the holiday travel can be, especially if you are flying. Millions of people will travel within the United States and across the world to be reunited with their family...
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