National Geographic’s Maps Archive
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National Geographic is making digital copies of its century-plus archive of maps available to the public… with a twist. Immediate access to the full archive is subscriber-only. The rest of us get a new map a day, on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

So you might get this gorgeous 1961 panorama of London, with individual hand-painted buildings…

… or you might get this 1894 sketch of Antarctica.

Which is not uninteresting, but it’s interesting for different reasons.

As a longtime advocate...

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