Newsletter

Subscribe

World’s biggest atlas wins award

By on 20 August, 2013

JumboAtlasFTW_630

The overall winner of the International Map Industry Association (IMIA) regional map awards this year was the Millennium House Australia entry Earth Platinum World Atlas, published by Gordon Cheers.

The Atlas will be the IMIA Asia Pacific region entry into the IMIA Global Map Awards to be held in Cambridge MA, USA in September.

The Atlas is truly amazing, standing 180 cm high x 275 cm wide when opened. It also comes with a truly amazing price tag – USD 100,000.

The atlas includes more than 45 pages of the finest contemporary maps, and is limited to thirty-one individually numbered copies.

Over 60 cartographers from around the world worked on the atlas, with many IMIA member cartographers involved, but the hefty price tag begs the question – how much would a fully digital, interactive version of an equivalent size cost? And could such a project lie ahead on the horizon?

You may also like to read:


, , , , ,


Newsletter

Sign up now to stay up to date about all the news from Spatial Source. You will get a newsletter every week with the latest news.

Tackling road deaths with crowdsourced data
A new collaboration in Western Australia harnesses location ...
Tunnel vision: who’s driving Australia’s infrastructure spend?
Australian governments are spending big on infrastructure - ...
GeoSLAM and Bentley team up for indoor reality modeling
Companies say move enables simple, fast hybrid reality model...
Perth gears up for summer with its own multispectral shark-detecting camera
Can spot sharks to 10m depth, and warnings sent in real time...
Bentley’s Vision Matures
Industry writer Jon Fairall checks in from Bentley's Year in...