Timelapse – Google Earth Engine


Timelapse is a glogal zoomable video that lets you see how the Earth has changed over the past 35 years.


Global Wind Atlas

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The Global Wind Atlas

The Global Wind Atlas is a free, web-based application developed to help policymakers and investors identify potential high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world, and perform preliminary calculations. This new tool facilitates online queries and provides freely downloadable datasets based on the latest input data and modeling methodologies. Users can additionally download high-resolution maps showing global, regional, and country wind resource potential in the Downloads section. Information on the datasets and methodology used to create the Global Wind Atlas can be found in the Methodology and Datasets sections.

The David Rumsey Map Collection


The David Rumsey Map Collection Database has many viewers and the Blog has numerous categories. The physical map collection is housed in theDavid Rumsey Map Center at the Stanford University Library.

The historical map collection has over 88,000 maps and related images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps ofAmericaNorth AmericaSouth AmericaEurope, Asia, AfricaPacificArcticAntarctic, and the World.

Biblioteca Nacional España: Colección Geografía y Mapas


La colección de Geografía y mapas está formada por un importante número de mapas antiguos y modernos de todo el mundo, aunque la mayor parte corresponde a España; atlas y obras especializadas en Cartografía, Geografía, Astronomía, descripción de países y libros de viajes. También se conservan dos interesantes y curiosas colecciones: una colección de postales con vistas de ciudades y una colección de folletos turísticos antiguos y modernos.

History of Cartography


On this site the University of Chicago Press is pleased to present the first three volumes of the History of Cartography in PDF format. Navigate to the PDFs from the left column. Each chapter of each book is a single PDF. The search box on the left allows searching across the content of all the PDFs that make up the first six books.

Contiene libros sobre la Historia de la Cartografía y mapas.

The History of Cartography series

Volume 1Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, eds. J. B. Harley and David Woodward (1987)

Volume 2, Book 1Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies,eds. J. B. Harley and David Woodward (1992)

Volume 2, Book 2Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian Societieseds. J. B. Harley and David Woodward (1994)

Volume 2, Book 3Cartography in the Traditional African, American, Arctic, Australian, and Pacific Societies, eds. David Woodward and G. Malcolm Lewis (1998)

Volume 3Cartography in the European Renaissanceed. David Woodward (2007)

Volume 4Cartography in the European Enlightenmenteds. Matthew Edney and Mary Pedley (to press January 2018; forthcoming 2019)

Volume 5Cartography in the Nineteenth Centuryed. Roger J. P. Kain (forthcoming)

Volume 6Cartography in the Twentieth Centuryed. Mark Monmonier (2015)

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