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CIA’s Map of Shanghai — in 1982

Recently I was looking for some map files of Shanghai for a cartography project when I came across some now-public early 1980′s CIA maps of Asia. The most interesting map I found was a very large 1:30,000 street map of the … Continue reading

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Ken Jennings’ “Maphead”

It’s been a little while since I’ve written anything on this blog. However, I feel compelled to write something geography related after finishing Ken Jennings’ new book “Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks.” Yes, it’s that Ken … Continue reading

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