Severnaya Zemlya, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia is censored on Google Maps. Anybody know why? Here it is: link
I've heard stories from time to time about stiff penalties for distributing maps of cities, because in times of war, the enemy could use them as intelligence. Obviously, not contemporary stories, now that most everything is mapped a million different ways. I've heard it was true for Japan in WW2, but don't know. [more inside]
What urbanist/transit/maps/architecture/local history-related attractions should I hit up in London? [more inside]
Researchfilter: Can you think of a old example in which a map of the city is used for navigation within a European/American novel? For example, a character walking on the street would pull out a map to study their destination, or such. [more inside]
Where is a good online map depicting the U.S. as it appeared in 1865? I'm particularly interested in the topography of the Midwest and West. Thanks!
Can you help me find a great educational wall chart to put on our living room wall? [more inside]