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MapPorn URL: https://www.reddit.com/r/MapPorn/ Longest straight line you could sail without touching land: Original Post: https://redd.it/15mwai Journal Article: https://arxiv.org/abs/1804.07389 MIT Technology Review Article: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611012/computer-scientists-have-found-the-longest-straight-line-you-could-sail-without-hitting/ Ottoman Atlas: Original Post: https://redd.it/3xy3hi Washington Post Article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2016/01/14/how-a-karma-seeking-redditor-uncovered-one-of-the-worlds-rarest-atlases Longest Photo: Original Post: https://redd.it/5i333o Photographer’s report: https://beyondhorizons.eu/2016/08/03/pic-de-finestrelles-pic-gaspard-ecrins-443-km/ Map Contest Winners: Medieval Trade Routes and Geography https://redd.it/7mjjz9 Manhattan’s Hidden Etymology https://redd.it/88vksg The Peloponnesian War https://redd.it/88vksg Wyoming’s Secret Edges https://redd.it/9gfvad

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Where to Find Quality Maps

A frequent critique of /r/MapPorn is that there is not enough quality content. Fortunately the internet is full of places where users can find beautiful maps to share with the community. This post is an attempt to share some of these resources. Check out some of them, and try submitting a map to /r/MapPorn. David […]

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Google Earth: Constructive Criticism

Google Earth is a powerful and widely adopted tool for geographic applications. It’s long history, free usage and association with Google has made it ubiquitous. Because of this it is common all over the world for the layman to use as a geographic application. No other software even comes close to Google Earth’s market share. […]

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