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GIS Cartography book cover

Got a Map for 2nd Edition of GIS Cartography?

If you are particularly proud of one of your OCAD maps and have good feedback from users, then submit it for inclusion in GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design

Atlas of Design swirling seas

Book Review – Atlas of Design

“To truly engage map users requires that we present them with something worth looking at.” This atlas delivers. There is imagination in every map.

Cartographer's Toolkit book

Book Review – Cartographer’s Toolkit

A cartographer’s toolkit it is. I have already reused colour palettes, acquired new fonts, used one composition pattern and admired the abstract art. Exactly as Gretchen N Peterson intended in her book Cartographer’s Toolkit | Colors, Typography, Patterns. She has carefully thought out and very successfully presented the chapter elements.

Newcastle 1913 topo

Australia’s first topographic map

Marking the centenary of topographic map publication in Australia, the National Library of Australia has just released online Australia’s first topographic map, Newcastle 1913