Maps

A map is a symbolic depiction emphasizing relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, or themes.

Many maps are static, fixed to paper or some other durable medium, while others are dynamic or interactive. Although most commonly used to depict geography, maps may represent any space, real or imagined, without regard to context or scale, such as in brain mapping, DNA mapping, or computer network topology mapping. The space being mapped may be two dimensional, such as the surface of the earth, three dimensional, such as the interior of the earth, or even more abstract s
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Island Dreams: Mapping an Obsession
From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our Way
Speaking American: How Y'all, Youse, and You Guys Talk: A Visual Guide
Sydney and Taylor Explore the Whole Wide World
Never Lost Again: The Google Mapping Revolution That Sparked New Industries and Augmented Our Reality
A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land
Brilliant Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the World
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The Atlas of Monsters
History of the World Map by Map
My Heart Is a Compass
The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands
Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies
The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps
Disney Maps: A Magical Atlas of the Movies We Know and Love
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination
How to Lie with Maps
A History of the World in 12 Maps
Strange Maps: An Atlas of Cartographic Curiosities
Atlas of Remote Islands
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
Transit Maps of the World
Map Addict: A Tale of Obsession, Fudge & the Ordnance Survey
The Map As Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography
The Atlas of Middle-Earth
The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienThe Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. TolkienThe Two Towers by J.R.R. TolkienThe Return of the King by J.R.R. TolkienThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Fantasy Books with Maps
215 books — 73 voters
Orope - The White Snake by Guenevere LeeThe Key of F by Jennifer HaskinAltered Straits by Kevin Martens WongThe Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox
Alternate History Debuts For 2018
4 books — 7 voters

The Secret River by Kate GrenvilleThe Light Between Oceans by M.L. StedmanPicnic at Hanging Rock by Joan LindsayA Town Like Alice by Nevil ShuteTomorrow, When the War Began by John Marsden
Fictitious Australia
406 books — 90 voters
Longitude by Dava SobelThe Ghost Map by Steven JohnsonAtlas of Remote Islands by Judith SchalanskyMaphead by Ken JenningsTreasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Cartography: Maps
173 books — 80 voters

Slave Catching In The Indian Ocean by Philip Howard ColombA Maverick Traveller by Mary Jane WalkerThe Land That Never Was by Vasily PasetskyThe Rise and Fall of Nader Shah by Willem M. FloorWorld-Building and the Early Modern Imagination by Allison B. Kavey
Speaking In Foams
101 books — 2 voters


Mark Twain
There isn’t a parallel of latitude but thinks it would have been the equator if it had had its rights.
Mark Twain

Jenn Bennett
For our one-month anniversary, he made me a picture map. A map of us. It’s years in the making, and it’s messy and convoluted, some of it even tragic. But I wouldn’t change the route, because we walked it together, even when we were apart. And the best part about it is that it’s unfinished. Uncertainty isn’t always a bad thing. Sometimes it can even be filled with extraordinary potential.
Jenn Bennett, Starry Eyes

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