Tuesday July 25, 2017



The Guardian, using data from UN World Urbanisation Prospects 2014, published "Cities in numbers: how patterns of urban growth change the world" which highlights regional differences in democratic, economic and environmental change.

According to the UN, by 2050, 70% of the world population is expected to be urbanization.

(Source: Map of the Week)

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Friday July 21, 2017



New season of Game of Thrones. New interactive maps.


(Source: Google Maps Mania)

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Monday July 17, 2017


This bilingual map, "North Circumpolar Region", produced by NRCan, shows the geography of the northern circumpolar region, north of 55 degrees, at a scale of 1:9,000,000.

It shows international boundaries, as well as provincial and territorial boundaries, and Canada's 200 nautical mile offshore exclusive economic zone.\

The map also displays National capital areas, cities, towns, and hamlets. Median sea ice extent, tree lines, undersea relief, land relief, the Magnetic North Pole, glaciers, ice fields and coastal ice shelves.

A copy of this map is up on display in the Map Collection, first floor of the Carleton University Library.

(Source: NRCan)
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