GeoGuessr may be the most addictive game on the web. Will Coldwell loses himself in it
An atlas drawn in 1593, complete with mythical creatures, could fetch more than £500,000
User on photo sharing site imgur claimed strange creature was result of time-lapse photos put together
You can now add your favourite café, gym or park path to Google Maps, as the search engine giant today invited people to contribute to the service.
Denial comes after Twitter users posted images from Google Maps of what appears to be a dead donkey lying in a road
It is every explorer’s wish to discover unmapped territory – but few expect to undiscover territory that is already mapped. That is what happened to a team of Australian scientists who found themselves sailing through what appeared on charts as a large island during a research trip in the South Pacific.
Sleek, elegant lines; a classy metallic finish; a prohibitive price... it must be an Apple product!
Google street view goes underwater, snap crackle and tweet, the best picture ever, Canadian cheese smugglers, crazy like bananas
Composers / programmers / producers Erik Honore and Jan Bang, who assisted Arve Henriksen on the superb Cartography, plough a similar furrow for Crime Scenes.
Europe's largest antiquarian map fair opens in London next week, providing a glimpse of the creative ways cartographers drew the landscape hundreds of years ago.
Massimo De Martini's face assumes a look of concentrated pleasure as he slips the delicate sheet of paper, 16in by 27in, from its protective plastic sleeve.
Cartography, in general, requires a degree of artistic licence. Drawing the shape and features of the Earth’s surface on a map is arguably less about creating an exact replica of it than about creating a useful tool by which to navigate it.
As a fascinating new exhibition shows, it's not always what they put in that matters – but what they leave out
York has come top of the Google Street View awards after its historic lane 'The Shambles', a tiny cobbled street which lies in the shadow of the city's famous Minster and dates back to the fourteenth century, was voted Britain's most picturesque street.
The world’s biggest military aircraft graveyard, known as the ‘The Boneyard’, can now be seen in fantastic Google Earth satellite images which capture the strange and intricate patterns made by 2,600 acres of dilapidated planes.
If you like geography, are good on detail and have ace computer skills, you should consider a career as a cartographer