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Digital Cartography [100]

The place to find the latest interactive maps published across the Internet

June 3, 2015

Wow, edition number 100 of Digital Cartography! That means that we’ve pulled together one hundred lists with the best interactive maps published throughout the past two years.And before we move on to another huge round up, we’d like to thank all our readers and, specially, those who have shared their interactive projects with us. Keep’em coming, and see you in the next 100!

Now, for our opening highlights:

Killing the Colorado maps | Propublica

Last week’s Interactive Inspiration featured, among many other interactive infographics and multimedia specials, ProPublica’s latest major investigative piece, Killing the Colorado. Included in the set of tools to explore are two interesting maps that we share below:

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Killig the Colorado maps
(image: Propublica)
Partial screen capture of the interactive map Killig the Colorado maps
(image: Propublica)

Code the Road | Google

To celebrate the ten years since the launch of the Google Maps API, Google is sending the Google Maps bus out on the road. The customized 1959 GM tour bus will make 14 stops across the USA, as you can see in the interactive maps launched to promote the tour. Spotted at Maps Mania.

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Code the Road
(image: Google)

And here are all the other the picks of the week:

How Has the Drought Affected California’s Water Use? | The New York Times

 Partial screen capture of the interactive map ow Has the Drought Affected California’s Water Use?
(image: The New York Times)

Journey of the Flame | Baku2015

Partial screen capture of the interactive map War memorials
(image: Baku2015)

(Via Maps Mania)

Spain, city by city | El País

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Spain, city by city
(image: El País)

Spain before and after the elections | El Confidencial

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Spain before and after the elections
(image: El Confidencial)

Prostitution, pimping and brothels: how legal are they across the world? | The Telegraph

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Prostitution, pimping and brothels: how legal are they across the world?
(image: The Telegraph)

The San Francisco 1906 Earthquake & Fire | Chris Ingram

 Partial screen capture of the interactive map The San Francisco 1906 Earthquake & Fire
(image: Chris Ingram)

(Via Maps Mania)

Proposing a new Seven Corners | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Proposing a new Seven Corners
(image: The Washington Post)

The Witcher III Interactive Map

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The Witcher III Interactive Map
(image: The Witcher III Interactive Map)

(Via Maps Mania)

The rent index | Zeit Online

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The rent index
(image: Zeit Online)

Tranquillity | CPRE

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Tranquillity
(image: CPRE)

(Via Maps Mania)

Where are the World’s Hungriest People? | National Geographic

 Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Where are the World’s Hungriest People?
(image: National Geographic)

The best and worst hospitals in Italy | Mitecube

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The best and worst hospitals in Italy
(image: Mitecube)

Density of Baltimore’s Vacant-Housing Crisis | The Atlantic City Lab

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Density of Baltimore's Vacant-Housing Crisis
(image: The Atlantic City Lab)

Pan Am Games Torch Relay Map | Toronto2015

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Pan Am Games Torch Relay Map
(image: Toronto2015)

 

That’s it for today’s Digital Cartography, but feel free to browse through hundreds of interactive maps on Pinterest. And we’ll be back next week!

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.

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