Worlds Revealed: Geography and maps at the Library of Congress
Post by Ryan Moore, a cartographic specialist in the Geography and Map Division.
The Map Room
Daniel Silva’s London Underground Depth Diagrams literally add another dimension to Tube maps: they show the elevation of each station platform relative to sea level and the ground level above.
The Yangon Time Machine
Google Maps Mania
Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar, is steeped in history. The city boasts the highest number of colonial-era buildings in Southeast Asia. It also boasts a large number of impressive Hindu and Buddhist temples.
Building the world
It took probably around 30 hours to build in total and dominated the dining room table for over a month…but it’s finished and it is mighty impressive.
Tina is a remote sensing scientist with over 10 years of experience working at the crossroads of spatial analysis and machine learning. She is interviewed for Geohipster by Randal Hale.
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