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VIDEO: CG cartographer Chris Brackley shares his passion for maps

  • Mar 20, 2013
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For Chris Brackley, inspiration was hiding in forest.

The Canadian Geographic cartographer was drawn to the profession while at Algonquin Park, Ontario, one summer. He found himself wanting to know what was beyond the forest’s edge, so he drew a map of the island he was staying on.

As Brackley shares in the video below, the map that resulted from his curiosity that summer was “probably the best (he’s) ever done.”

What inspires you to become a cartographer?

What do you enjoy about cartography?

This is the final video in an interview series with Canadian Geographic cartographer Chris Brackley. View the other videos here.

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