2 June 2012

http://bost.ocks.org/mike/simplify/

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An inter­est­ing chal­lenge in car­tog­ra­phy is get­ting data of the appro­pri­ate res­o­lu­tion. As Lewis Fry Richard­son observed, the more pre­cise­ly you mea­sure the length of a coast­line, the longer it appears; geo­graph­ic shapes have…

I have a new found passion for Cartography and Maps.



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