Tactile map and geohashing

Long time between updates, that means that nothing super exciting happened (at least not in the geo/carto part of my life). Not entirely true, as I did spot this tactile map of downtown York when I was visiting a friend in Yorkshire last week:

In other news:

Today I stumbled upon Geohashing, the algorithm is explained in the webcomic xkcd. Apparently it’s a bit like geocaching, but there’s no guarantee you’ll find anything interesting once you reach the coordinates.


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