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Patricia Crowther’s ex-husband coded her cave maps into one of the first hit adventure games in the 1970s, and she had no idea

Photo illustration. Photos: Tennessee Virtual Archive; Mammoth Cave National Park/Facebook


One of the original creators of Google Earth explains how it works

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Where what3words is going, you don’t need addresses

Instead of using traditional addresses, what3words overlays a three-meter by three-meter grid on a map, assigning each square a unique three-word address. Image: what3words


Electronic mapping systems are altering how our spatial memories function, with real world implications

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How climate scientist Ben Strauss is making climate change local

Hurricane Sandy, 2012. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty


Even high tech often ignores indigenous lands, but an ambitious mapping project called LandMark is helping communities stake their claims

Credit: LandMark

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