Best of the blogs

By on 30 August, 2017

Blogs that demonstrate creativity and curiosity from across the interweb.

1 Hiking with a theodolite

Taking augmented reality, GPS maps and a tracker on a hike? Why not. GearBrain reviews the Theodolite iOS app in a unique setting.

2 From Ptolemy to GPS, the Brief History of Maps

Maps can be both life savers and life takers. Clive Thompson and Smithsonian Magazine present an engaging story about the power of maps.

3 These are the cleverest, weirdest mapping ideas ever patented

Betsy Mason and National Geographic cover some of the more unusual mapping inventions.

4 Rival maps of India and Pakistan

Frank Jacobs and Think Big present a series of maps that define the geographic distribution of cultural from India and Pakistan.

5 Le Morne, Mauritius – DroneLife

The video, posted by DroneLife, is from the folks at AirVuz by Christian Cuvelier, which provides an aerial visit to the well known Morne Brabant on Mauritius Island, Indian Ocean.

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