Tag Archives: cartography

A fascinating mineral map of Arizona


Using mine locations as a reference, the map provided above gives a very interesting and useful depiction of Arizona’s mineral belt, which extends largely northwest to southeast across the Grand Canyon State. The map certainly shows how rich the state is … Continue reading

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Can you guess the city, #20?


Below is a satellite image of City #20. Congratulations to Mousecat for being the first to correctly identify City #19. BTW – It is getting increasingly difficult to post these on Linkedin as they are being interpreted by some as … Continue reading

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Movie titles on the map


Below is a non-comprehensive list of fairly well-known movie titles that include place name/geographic references. For the sake of brevity and my own sanity, documentaries, shorts, foreign language titles, and/or physical geographic terms were not included. Please feel free to send … Continue reading

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Mapping Atlanta’s train traffic


Got to admit that I had never seen this kind of map before stumbling across it recently. While common for streets and highways, I cannot recall an average daily train traffic map. It is a very useful and interesting  map of Atlanta, Georgia … Continue reading

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Geographic terms with the most diverse usage in American and Canadian populated place-names


The following lists present those geographic terms used for the widest variety of populated place names in the United States and Canada. the figures were determined using recent road atlases and google maps. The tallies for each term are not meant to be a … Continue reading

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