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Hazel writes:

Found a dodgy map on the wall at Ireland West Knock airport, made by Failte Ireland and the Wild Atlantic Way, in which Lough Key Forest Park has been marked between Athlone and Roscommon instead of outside Boyle. There are only 15 places of interest on the map, and it’s not as though Connaught is a big place!


A map drafted in 1942 by geophysicist and oceanographer Athelstan Spilhaus in which the oceans take centre stage and landmass is negative space.

Mapping website La Cartographe sez:

It’s both awesome and totally confusing, The deformation is such that the American and Asian continents are completely torn apart. Europe, Africa, and South-East Asia, on the other hand, maintain a coherent form. This projection is rarely used and it is a shame!

Related: Actual Size


This week, the Coen Brothers’ slacker classic The Big Lebowski turns 20 years old.


Which is precisely why you need an interactive map of its filming locations, man.

EXPLORE: Map: The Big Lebowski filming locations (Curbed)

Name them films (to yourself). Answers in the image descriptions.

Much more hand-painted cine-cartographical goodness at the website of Andrew DeGraff.

His ‘Paths of The Jedi And Sith’ illustration (late process shot) is especially impressive.


The Med (and Black Sea) superimposed on the USA – to scale and within a few degrees of  their actual respective latitudes.

Large map here.


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A 2017 update of Liverpool-based Dorothy Collective’s map of 900 film titles. to wit:

The Map, which is loosely based on the style of a vintage Los Angeles street map has its own Hollywood Boulevard and includes districts dedicated to Hitchcock and Cult British Horror movies. Like most cities it also has its own Red Light area. There’s an A-Z key at the base of the Map listing all the films featured with their release dates and names of the directors.

Available as a 60x80cm print for £25 (+p&p)



An award winning black and white stop motion short made up of over 14,000 photographs, created by self taught filmmaker Simon Scheiber over the course of 7 years.To wit:

A lighthouse keeper’s surprising discovery pulls him out of his monotonous, daily routine and takes him onto a journey into uncharted territory.