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How to Make A Pretty Map

geography, Life in the LabNovember 6, 2012

Cartographers of old produced maps that now hang in art galleries, living rooms, and libraries. They were works of art, embellished with the cartographer’s personality – from their handwriting to the fanciful borders of the page ¬†and sometimes even sea creatures. Peruse for a moment this map of North Carolina (then part of the Virginia […]

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