April 25, 2014 Canada and the U.S.A. agreed to create a 20-foot-wide corridor between them that runs for 5,500 continuous miles. Cartographers drew the line straight, but engineers built it crooked. Take a look.
A Google Maps image from its Russian service depicts Crimea (bottom center) with a solid line, reflecting an international border between it and Ukraine. Versions of the map on other Google sites show it with a dotted line.
April 12, 2014 In Russia, Google Maps now shows the Crimean Peninsula as part of Russian territory. The service shows a different image on browsers in the U.S.
Google is red; Facebook blue.
Mark Graham/Stefano De Sabbata/Internet Geographies at the Oxford Internet Institute
October 4, 2013 The two powerhouses are the most visited sites in the world, according to the U.K.'s Oxford Internet Institute.
A detail of a map from Food: An Atlas that shows sources of food found at farmer's markets in Berkeley, California.
Cameron Reed/Food: An Atlas
November 28, 2012 The mapmakers have amassed some 80 maps for Food: An Atlas, ranging from surplus in Northeast Italy to meat production in Maryland. The goal is to spread information about various food systems so they can be adapted locally.
September 21, 2012 Apple introduced its new mobile operating system along with its much-hyped iPhone 5. It includes a mapping service of its own, featuring Siri's voice. Problem is, she may not know where she's going. Complaints have been pouring in from around the globe about mislabeled and missing streets, towns and more.
October 1, 2010 The organizers of Banned Books Week have created a Google Map documenting books that have been banned or challenged at schools and libraries over the last three years.
June 8, 2010 A cartophile maps tourists versus locals, and the photos they take.
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