Digital Maps

Introduction to Google Maps for elementary students.

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Expect to see a new fleet of Google Street View cameras on the road. Their new images, and possibly yours, are helping the company's artificial intelligence index the world's places. 

Walk, bike, drive or ride — find the fastest way there.

The History before digital maps... 

Maps have always changed for humans throughout history, we are one of the few you have seen images of it, in real life. So how did past people perceive their world? Find out.

Do you know how the early sailors navigate the oceans? The technology today makes it real easy to navigate the oceans. But it's very interesting to know how the early sailors managed to navigate without it. There's a lot of history on it. 

Going further...

What is Digital Cartography? As the name says, Digital means electronic technology that generates, stores, and processes data and Cartography is An art of making maps. 

So, Digital Cartography is a method of making maps on a digital platform. Watch an interactive video to sail into the world of Digital Cartography, how and when it started and how it is now not less than a blessing for cartographers. 

Making accurate world maps is mathematically impossible!

Spencer Michels speaks with map collector David Rumsey in his map room about the differences and similarities between old paper maps and new digital maps.