Best Canadian Geographic maps from 2015
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At Canadian Geographic, maps play an integral role in our stories. At times, maps situate readers who may be unfamiliar with a region mentioned in an article. Other times, the maps themselves tell the story.
We asked cartographer Chris Brackley to break down the process of making a map.
How do you go about making a map?
How do the foreground and the background work together in a map?
What are the challenges in creating a map?
Maps have long played a critical role in video games, whether as the main user interface, a reference guide, or both. As games become more sophisticated, so too does the cartography that underpins them.
Canadian Geographic Education’s series of giant floor maps gives students a colossal dose of cartography and is a powerful teaching tool
Cartographic highlights from Canadian Geographic’s 2019 issues