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Best Place to Purchase Large Modern World Wall Maps?

My wife and I are looking to purchase a very large world map to hand on my wall (most likely a political map showing country boundaries, capital cities, etc.). We also would like to get several smaller maps of countries we've visited over the years. What are your recommendations for the best online map stores (or brick and mortar stores in NYC)? [more inside]
posted by Falconetti on Oct 19, 2011 - 10 answers

How to display Google Earth History?

How can I get 3 months of my Google Latitude History to show on a map? [more inside]
posted by LarryC on Sep 4, 2011 - 4 answers

How can I make a printable map with points and labels?

How can I make a printable map with about 2 dozen points clearly labeled? [more inside]
posted by mccxxiii on Aug 25, 2011 - 14 answers

EH ?

Wang Liao ? In the middle of the Sahara ? I think we should be told ! [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Aug 24, 2011 - 6 answers

Panoramic maps of Los Angeles

I'm trying to find samples or collections of Los Angeles "panoramic" or promotional maps. Not birds eye view maps, but one's that tend to be from an angle, often with exaggerated features. [more inside]
posted by Unsomnambulist on Aug 24, 2011 - 2 answers

Inspiration images for map-based artwork

Can you suggest some inspiration pictures for artwork involving old maps? [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Aug 23, 2011 - 9 answers

Different Maps

What are some good alternatives to google maps?
posted by coffeefilter on Aug 22, 2011 - 14 answers

If it's really "location, location, location," show me some locations.

Since Google Maps ended its real estate search function in February 2011, have any of you found a good replacement? I can't find anything like it. [more inside]
posted by resurrexit on Aug 18, 2011 - 13 answers

How to find points of interest between two destinations?

What is the best way online to find multiple points of interest en route between point A and point B? [more inside]
posted by JJkiss on Aug 16, 2011 - 5 answers

Please help me find a digital push pin map

It would be interesting to see where my friends and clients are at via pushpin map Is there a free application (mac) or web based solution for this? I would love to be able to see the entire USA and be able zoom in or out
posted by citybuddha on Aug 8, 2011 - 7 answers

My Pretty Places

GoogleMaps/AndroidFilter: What's the most efficient way to use the Current Location in Google Maps to help build a customized, editable My Map? For the life of me, I can't figure out an easy way to do this; I assume there's an easy way to do this that I'm overlooking. [more inside]
posted by NolanRyanHatesMatches on Aug 1, 2011 - 3 answers

An urbanist travels to New York

What are some urbanist/transit/cartography/local history-related attractions, exhibits or experiences I can visit/have when I am in New York City in mid-August? [more inside]
posted by andrewesque on Jul 26, 2011 - 16 answers

So long as y'all get here....

How do I make wedding invitation directions? [more inside]
posted by InsanePenguin on Jul 24, 2011 - 14 answers

[Android/GPS/Backcountry hiking filter] Best offline Android navigation for hiking not driving. More inside.

[Android/GPS/Backcountry hiking filter] Best offline Android navigation for hiking not driving. More inside. [more inside]
posted by no bueno on Jun 29, 2011 - 17 answers

Maybe I could just write one...

Are there any sites (using google maps or similar) which will highlight an area a certain distance by road away from a given location? [more inside]
posted by sodium lights the horizon on May 18, 2011 - 3 answers

How can I print a detailed map from Google Maps?

How can I print a fairly detailed, large map from Google Maps? I'm thinking of using Blockposter to make it 4x4 or 4x6 pages. Is there an easy way to go about this?
posted by tomtheblackbear on May 10, 2011 - 4 answers

TF2 server queries?

Is there a way to tell what specific mods a Team Fortress 2 server is running from the client console? [more inside]
posted by ofcourseican on May 2, 2011 - 1 answer

It's three fingers to the next campsite

Is there a topo map of the Superior Hiking Trail that gets granular enough to be useful on the trail? or a few maps that cover the whole thing? [more inside]
posted by zombieApoc on Apr 22, 2011 - 6 answers

Who is most likely to say this word?

Is there a web service that shows the geographical usage of a particular word from twitter? [more inside]
posted by seanyboy on Apr 14, 2011 - 2 answers

Looking for maps/GPS of Sarajevo

Looking for digital mapping and/or GPS software that covers Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. [more inside]
posted by wile e on Mar 30, 2011 - 3 answers

How can map Hub and Spoke operations?

Can Googlemaps be used to display hub and spoke operations? [more inside]
posted by smcniven on Mar 25, 2011 - 2 answers

Gimme Maps for our Urban Fantasy RPG

I need maps for a modern urban fantasy (pen and paper) RPG... [more inside]
posted by Irontom on Mar 15, 2011 - 8 answers

Is there an app that can tell me where to go next?

Is there an app that has google maps integration that can do this? [more inside]
posted by fantodstic on Mar 7, 2011 - 3 answers

Where can I find simple maps comparing latitude around the world?

I want to see a map of North America with all major western European cities overlaid at the correct latitude. Vice versa for American cities overlaid a map of Western Europe. Is there anything like this out there already or easily assembled? [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Mar 7, 2011 - 38 answers

Where does google have the 45 degree map view?

In what areas of the world has Google Maps implemented their 45 degree "satellite" view, other than South Africa and San Diego, CA? [more inside]
posted by LionIndex on Mar 2, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I get started making a custom map for a website?

I want to make a website with a map on it. I have no idea what I'm doing. Where should I start? [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Jan 24, 2011 - 5 answers

I want to query a map like a database!

I'd like to query geographical and population-based data. "$city <> 200,000" and so on and so forth. What is this called and where can I find data like this? Willing to spend some money if necessary. [more inside]
posted by unixrat on Jan 19, 2011 - 8 answers

Map decals for a 3 year old?

Help me create fun map pins/stickers for my toddler to learn with. [more inside]
posted by boulder20something on Dec 29, 2010 - 5 answers

I breathe in deep before I spread those maps out on my bedroom floor.

Where can I buy a number of different maps? I want to make a big, random map collage. [more inside]
posted by gursky on Nov 20, 2010 - 14 answers

Easy way to build a county-focused clickable web map?

Can you help me easily build a clickable web map centered on counties (in US)? [more inside]
posted by rachelpapers on Nov 15, 2010 - 6 answers

Maps in novels?

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]
posted by suedehead on Nov 7, 2010 - 10 answers

What kind of information is out there to make maps with in Illustrator?

What kind of information is out there that I can easily make a map out of in Illustrator? [more inside]
posted by malapropist on Nov 4, 2010 - 6 answers

What's the least expensive way to get detailed road maps onto my Garmin Etrex Venture HC?

What's the least expensive way to get detailed road maps onto my Garmin Etrex Venture HC? [more inside]
posted by adipocere on Oct 21, 2010 - 5 answers

Map-plotting Software

Map-plotting / excel filter: I have precise latitude and longitude coordinates in excel for approximately 100-200 different locations. These locations are all located in a certain region of the U.S. What software can I use (free or paid) to populate a nice looking summary map with each of these locations? I need this to look presentable for client purposes.
posted by jameslavelle3 on Oct 14, 2010 - 5 answers

Where can I find a map poster of the world in 1983?

I was born in 1983. I like maps of the world. I'd like a map of the world from 1983 to hang on my wall. Where could I find such a thing? [more inside]
posted by Kutsuwamushi on Oct 11, 2010 - 11 answers

I'm looking for old maps. No, older than that.

Does anyone know of an online resource for looking at the configuration of the continents over the eons? [more inside]
posted by ricochet biscuit on Sep 26, 2010 - 5 answers

I needz a mapz of ol' placez.

I'm looking for really beautiful, detailed wall maps of Ireland, The Canadian Maritimes and New England. Nice maps of Europe and US wouldn't hurt either. [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Sep 26, 2010 - 10 answers

Stanley Park Design Layout

Where can I find detailed Blueprint/ Design Layouts for various urban parks? Bonus: Stanley Park, Vancouver. [more inside]
posted by Jsn7821 on Sep 21, 2010 - 4 answers

Need to create and share roadtrip route

Best online map tool for showing a route via multiple points? [more inside]
posted by biwa-shu on Sep 19, 2010 - 11 answers

Can I use Google My Maps offline?

My standard MO when I go on vacation is to plot out all of the locations I'd like to visit using My Maps on Google, and then I pull up the KML on my iPhone. Unfortunately, my next trip is in the UK where I won't have a data plan! [more inside]
posted by smurdah on Sep 1, 2010 - 8 answers

How to create a simple street map?

How can I print a simple line street map without the level of detail in Google Maps or Mapquest? [more inside]
posted by erloteiel on Aug 28, 2010 - 8 answers

Function for finding latitude given the Y position on a Mercator world map?

Function for finding latitude given the Y position on a Mercator world map? [more inside]
posted by gwint on Aug 17, 2010 - 8 answers

Best tweaks for jailbroken iphone?

Thanks to the easy new web-based jailbreaking tool, even an idiot like me was able to jailbreak my iPhone4. I've been enjoying it for a few days, but there are a few functionalities that I'd love to add to my phone, that I can't seem to find on Cydia, etc. I'm pretty new at this, so can anyone help me find an easy way to tweak my phone in the following ways [more inside]
posted by ericbop on Aug 10, 2010 - 5 answers

I need an awesome map.

I'd like to buy a cool, large map to hang on my wall. [more inside]
posted by rastapasta on Aug 3, 2010 - 31 answers

Detail painting on muslin?

I want to do a painting or drawing of a fantasy map on muslin, but I don't know which materials I should use or how I should prime or seal the cloth. What materials can I use to ensure the best durability/prevent possible damage from getting wet while retaining the ability to do detail work? [more inside]
posted by runaway ballista on Aug 2, 2010 - 7 answers

Can anyone help me find efficient routes between mutliple points?

Can you point me to a tool that will plot the most efficient route between multiple addresses? [more inside]
posted by jefficator on Jul 13, 2010 - 20 answers

X marks the spot in the digital age.

Help me find reliable, spam and virus-free GPS files! [more inside]
posted by elder18 on Jun 27, 2010 - 8 answers

HOWTO: cylindrical map projection?

I want a flat, rectangular image that is a cylindrical map projection of the edges of a icosidodecahedron. How do I make one? [more inside]
posted by matt_arnold on Jun 26, 2010 - 10 answers

All Roads Lead to Times Square?

How many streets/roads/highways lead into Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by jefficator on Jun 9, 2010 - 16 answers

My tiles...! Not without my tiles...

I've got a really annoying problem (well, two, really) with Google Maps on Chrome. Help me diagnose. [more inside]
posted by setanor on Jun 2, 2010 - 2 answers

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