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Rob Simmon en Twitter: ""All Over the Map" is @betsymason‘s new blog for @NatGeo, and it‘s going to be amazing https://t.co/nJBwHvssYK https://t.co/aS8m5oVh75"

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection | Timeline Maps |http://www.davidrumsey.com/blog/2012/3/28/timeline-maps#

"An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods" in 1830. Rather than a strict timeline, Quin creates an entirely unique kind of time map series by using 21 maps that show progressively receding cloud borders to indicate the expansion of geographical knowledge over time.

"An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods" in 1830. Rather than a strict timeline, Quin creates an entirely unique kind of time map series by using 21 maps that show progressively receding cloud borders to indicate the expansion of geographical knowledge over time.

from Phenomena

If You Love Maps, This Blog Is for You

National Geographic’s new blog about maps will transport you to far-off places and times. Here’s where we’re headed.

from The Atlantic

A Mapped History of Taking a Train Across the United States

Rates of travel in This article has several charts that show how long it took to get from place to place in the The article is interesting, but I think it's neat that a couple of charts with some squiggly lines can tell you so much in a single glance.

"An Historical Atlas; In a Series of Maps of the World as Known at Different Periods" in 1830. Rather than a strict timeline, Quin creates an entirely unique kind of time map series by using 21 maps that show progressively receding cloud borders to indicate the expansion of geographical knowledge over time.