Earth Winds is a fascinating map showing the movement of air around the world.
“Plotted – a Literary Atlas” by Andrew DeGraff
“Atlas of Indian Nations” by Anton Treuer
“The London County Council Bomb Damage Maps 1939-1945” by Laurence Ward
“The Mapmakers’ World – a Cultural History of the European World Map” by Marjo T. Nurminen
“Great Escapes – The Story of MI9’s Second World War Escape & Evasion Maps” by Barbara A. Bond
“Lloyd’s Maritime Atlas of World Ports & Shipping Places”
“Historical Atlas of Canada” by Derek Hayes
Author Marjo T. Nurminen has put together an engaging book on the “Cultural History of the European World Map”.
Created with data from 3 NASA spacecraft, the new Gravity Map will assist future exploration of Mars.
The Gardner Family Map Room is pleased to announce the arrival of several new Globes. The Apollo landing sites are marked on the Moon Globe and Spirit’s landing site is marked on the Mars Globe. There are three globes of Earth — one is marked with the ocean currents. The most unusual is the “Celestial Star Globe” which includes a guide explaining how to use it.
Or drop by the Geology Library in Orton Hall to see more globes including ” The Earth” — a raised relief floor globe.
ESRI and the USGS have combined to produce EcoExplorer (centered on Columbus) for armchair ecologists.