Category Archive: Mapping

Contour Lines explained

by

Contours can be thought of as like a stack of irregular pancakes, with each contour line representing the edge of the pancake. If the contour interval is 1 metre, each ‘pancake’ would be… Continue reading

Words for Water Talk at Waterwheel Symposium

by

In March this year, I presented a talk about the ongoing project Words for Water as part of the Waterwheel World Water Day Symposium. Just this weekend some documentation of the presentations has been… Continue reading

Cartography Started it All

by

365 Places: Rainbow Bay

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 32: Rainbow Bay, Queensland, Australia Today, we return to my home state of Queensland to talk about a place that has some family history. This story is…

365 Places: Korora Beach

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 31: Korora Beach, New South Wales, Australia We are staying at Korora Beach for a week, hence the posts about the mid-north coast of New South Wales.…

365 Places: Sandgate

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 27: Sandgate, Queensland, Australia Upper Esplanade and bay views, Sandgate, ca. 1907Image Credit: pictureqld.slq.qld.gov.au/ If you happened to be standing at Woody Point on the Redcliffe Peninsula…

365 Places: Amsterdam

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 6: Amsterdam, The Netherlands The new market and bourse (i.e. weighing house), Amsterdam, Holland Today I am back in Europe, in another city that I love, Amsterdam.…

365 Places: Paris

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 4: Paris, France Today’s lovely place is none other than Paris, one of my favourite European cities. Rather than writing a story about this magical place, I…

365 Places: Drammen

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 3: Drammen, Norway Photo credit: Henry Rosling c 1860 Today, my post is about a place I would love to go – Drammen in Norway. Drammen is…

365 Places: Caloundra

by

Originally posted on Geokult Travel:
Day 2: Caloundra, Queensland, Australia Caloundra – author unknown My post today is about another place that has special childhood significance for me – Caloundra. Many summer holidays…