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Atlas Would Be Jealous

In this post we look at creating a map series of similarly formatted maps. Here a GIS Central we recently started some work looking at the carrying capacity of cruise ships in Fiordland.  There was some field work involved so to carry out some of the work, the good people at Pacific Eco-Logic needed some maps,…

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Finding the Way in Wadi Hadhramaut

We look at georeferencing a map from Freya Stark’s travels in south Yemen, 1936, in this post. So I’m a bit of reader in my (ahem) spare time and am firmly in the camp of Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird, who said, “…I never loved to read.  One does not love breathing.”  Of course…

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Setting Free the Map

Some places make for challenging map making.  In this post we look at one way of working with the dragonfly data to produce a (hopefully) effective map. In a previous post we looked at massaging some spatial data from Wallis and Futuna to make them mappable.  One of the end results of those data was…

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