3.12. The Geographic Beauty of a Photographic Archive

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Jason Dykes and
  2. Jo Wood

Published Online: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch38

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Dykes, J. and Wood, J. (2011) The Geographic Beauty of a Photographic Archive, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch38

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • geographic beauty of a photographic archive;
  • cartography, robust techniques - showing geographic data visually;
  • Dykes and Wood, charting attributes - using different ‘treemaps’;
  • geography, ways of organising, filtering and interpreting data;
  • Geograph, a beautiful data set - of valued data source, online community, game and motivation;
  • Geograph of the Year (GOTY) - chosen on a weekly basis;
  • visualisation, beauty and treemaps;
  • treemaps, space-filling representations of hierarchies;
  • visualisation approach, appropriate and treemaps - exploration of Geograph characteristics;
  • spatially ordered treemaps - of large hierarchical data sets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Beauty in data – Geograph

  • Visualisation, beauty and treemaps

  • A geographic perspective on Geograph Term Use

  • Beauty in discovery

  • Reflection and conclusion

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also