Mapping our world

Being a geographer and working with a GIS doesn’t mean I have a routine, mundane job where the days blur into one and weekends pass by almost unnoticed.  I mean, only today I created a new style set for the 15,000 parking signs in Kensington and we worked out a way to display a thumbnail of each one when you click on the map.  That’s quite exciting.  There are, however, some others out there, equally fascinated with maps, who put together things like these which are interesting in a trivial way:

http://www.animalsontheunderground.com/the_animals.html

http://www.mapofstrange.com/

So when the going gets tough and you need a break from your highly entertaining, engaging job have a look.

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