The Map is Not the Territory

... not yet, anyway.

 

 

Saul Steinberg’s famous truncated The World As Seen From New York’s 9th Avenue

 

I have a fondness for maps, real, imagined, and fictional (imaginary maps are not. nesc. fictional, and vice-versa).

 

 

http://www.darkroastedblend.com/2009/08/unusual-and-marvelous-maps.html

 

 

NYT: The Matteo Ricci World Map from 1602 on display at the Library of Congress.

 

 

interesting oddities

Visualizing the course of the Mississippi over millennia

 

 

Map Theft

http://www.mcwetboy.net/maproom/categories/map_thefts.php
http://www.amazon.com/Island-Lost-Maps-Story-Cartographic/dp/0767908260
http://www.maphistory.info/theftlinks.html
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/d41a83d6-09dc-11de-add8-0000779fd2ac.html - book thefts (related)

 

 

See Also

 

 

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