Hillary VanceMap Projections
There are no general purpose maps….! “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to the mapma...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
“Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose...
Not just for your hipster apartment.!
Not just for your hipster apartment.!
Are you a navigator in the 1500s? Or a child learning geography in amodern classroom? This map is for you!!
Used by Oxfam, National Council of Churches, New Internationalist magazine, and theMennonite Central Committee. Not used b...
Goode homolosine and Sinusoidal. Pseudo useful.!
Goode homolosine and Sinusoidal. Pseudo useful.!
Robinson projection and Van der Grinten projection!
Robinson projection and Van der Grinten projection!
This doesn’t fit my classroom walls. Pass.!
This doesn’t fit my classroom walls. Pass.!
As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
How’s your immapancy? (Insufficient geographical knowledge)!
Your life? Probably not important enough to include.!
Your life? Probably not important enough to include.!
Pacific Centric!   Atlantic Centric!
In space, no one can hear you complain about your compass.!
In space, no one can hear you complain about your compass.!
People on earth can be divided by something as simple and arbitrary as lines drawnon paper!
People on earth can be divided by something as simple and arbitrary as lines drawnon paper!
State of mind.!
State of mind.!
Gerrymandering – a stupid word.!
Gerrymandering – a stupid word.!
You’re all kangaroos.!
You’re all kangaroos.!
You’re all kangaroos.!
You’re all kangaroos.!
Thank You!Hillary Vance
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections
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Hillary Vance - Maps & Projections

  1. 1. Hillary VanceMap Projections
  2. 2. There are no general purpose maps….! “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to the mapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances an interest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  3. 3. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  4. 4. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  5. 5. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  6. 6. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  7. 7. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  8. 8. “Every map is a purposeful selection from everything that is known, bent to themapmaker’s ends. Every map serves a purpose. Every map advances aninterest” (Seeing Through Maps).!
  9. 9. Not just for your hipster apartment.!
  10. 10. Not just for your hipster apartment.!
  11. 11. Are you a navigator in the 1500s? Or a child learning geography in amodern classroom? This map is for you!!
  12. 12. Used by Oxfam, National Council of Churches, New Internationalist magazine, and theMennonite Central Committee. Not used by anyone else.!
  13. 13. Goode homolosine and Sinusoidal. Pseudo useful.!
  14. 14. Goode homolosine and Sinusoidal. Pseudo useful.!
  15. 15. Robinson projection and Van der Grinten projection!
  16. 16. Robinson projection and Van der Grinten projection!
  17. 17. This doesn’t fit my classroom walls. Pass.!
  18. 18. This doesn’t fit my classroom walls. Pass.!
  19. 19. As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
  20. 20. As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
  21. 21. As seen on the Winkel tripel projection, used by the National Geographic Society!
  22. 22. How’s your immapancy? (Insufficient geographical knowledge)!
  23. 23. Your life? Probably not important enough to include.!
  24. 24. Your life? Probably not important enough to include.!
  25. 25. Pacific Centric! Atlantic Centric!
  26. 26. In space, no one can hear you complain about your compass.!
  27. 27. In space, no one can hear you complain about your compass.!
  28. 28. People on earth can be divided by something as simple and arbitrary as lines drawnon paper!
  29. 29. People on earth can be divided by something as simple and arbitrary as lines drawnon paper!
  30. 30. State of mind.!
  31. 31. State of mind.!
  32. 32. Gerrymandering – a stupid word.!
  33. 33. Gerrymandering – a stupid word.!
  34. 34. You’re all kangaroos.!
  35. 35. You’re all kangaroos.!
  36. 36. You’re all kangaroos.!
  37. 37. You’re all kangaroos.!
  38. 38. Thank You!Hillary Vance

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