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citizen mapping

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interesting article about the shift to citizens mapping their locale and the creation of new and idiosyncratic data.

more big smoke

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Lovely hand-drawn walks of London from the book by Joanna Walsh.

And more lovely London linkage… An Alphabet of London by Christopher Brown. I’m thinking that an crown-sourced Alphabet of Scarborough might be a lovely CHART trail.

mental mapping for cyclists in london

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interesting article about a student design to help cyclist in the capital find routes more easily using mental mapping as part of the process.

by the way, scarborough’s festival of cycling is earmarked for 12-14 august this year.

John Cossins – Scarborough’s first map-maker

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lovely bit of scarborough map history on the scarborough evening news website today. read it here.
we were delighted to see that john cossins map also uses multiple visual perspectives just like the CHART map.

london blue plaques

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another use of google maps – blue plaques in london.

kirkstall community map

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quick link for you – kirkstall community association (in leeds) using google maps to encourage locals to get to know their locale better: http://new.kirkstall.org.uk/321