Maps in the Best of the Web Blog Directory


All Points Blog

Opinions and views on location technology and Geographic Information System.

All Things Geography

Geography blog created by a GIS professional from the City of Sacramento.

Mapping, mashup, and geospatial weblog of Glenn Letham, a geographer and GIS professional.

Anything Geospatial

Observations on GIS, mapping, GPS, LBS, mashup and location technology news, and jobs.

Axis Maps Blog

Experts in the traditions of cartography and builders of custom mapping products. Informs about their latest releases, designs, and maps.

Beginning Google Maps Applications

Compiles information and insights on the Google Maps API.


Examines mistakes in cartography.

Cartogrammer Blog

Adventures with cartography, visualization, maps, and Flash.


Weblog of the members of the Canadian Cartographic Association.


Obsessively collecting maps and mapping memorabilia.


Offering a free thumbnail hit counter map that allows site owner to view the locations of their website visitors. With news, tips, and reviews.


Serves as a venue for sharing ideas and news on GIS and maps.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Contains news from this collection of over 150,000 historical maps.

Digital Earth Weblog

Blog of a mapping service and web application development company serving businesses the government.

Earth Satellite Maps

Google Earth blog that aims to explore the various uses of the online mapping service.

Environmental Maps

Provides environmental, tourist, and world maps.

Garmin Blog

Official Garmin blog offers news, events, and product information.


Opinions about spatial tools, government, programming, and consultation.

The GIS Doctor

Posts about geospatial analysis, interesting online mapping applications, and GIS software.

Google Earth Blog

Official blog for Google's free online comprehensive mapping application. Contains news, features, tips, and more.

Google Geo Developers Blog

News from Google for maps developers. googlemapsapi

Google Lat Long

Official blog provides notes and ideas from the Google Maps team.

Google Maps API Blog

Updates and other new information related to the Google service that allows site owners to put Google maps on their web pages.

Google Maps Bike There

Offers a list of ongoing bicycle mapping efforts from around the world and the Green Transportation Hierarchy. Also tells about the Google addition of bicycle directions to their maps in the US as well as some Canadian cities.

Google Maps Mania

Tracking the websites, mashups and tools being influenced by Google Maps.

Google Sightseeing

Tours the world's streets and sights via Google Earth and Google Maps Street View.

Great Map

Provides extensive mapping information, links, and the related resources.

Import Cartography

Sean Gillies' blog covering developments in cartography. Gillies is a programmer for the Ancient World Mapping Center.


Cartographer Zachary Forest Johnson offers his notebook.

Islamic Cartography

Map making information and insights presented by a student from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kelso's Corner

Discussing cartography best practice and other mapping topics.

Making Maps

Features resources, ideas and inspiration for DIY cartography.

The Map Room

Comprehensive resource blog on maps - covering the old ones and latest in map technology.


Aims to keep the reader up to date with the best mapping news and resources.

Mapping Hacks

Named after the book that offers tips and tools for electronic cartography. Covers maps, geodata, software, and projects.

Mapping the Nation

Exploring maps of nineteenth century America.


A project by Adam Hayes featuring maps by contemporary artists and illustrators.


Thoughts and ideas of a GIS librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Ogle Earth

Blog about the online mapping technology and service Google Earth.

Planet Geospatial

Integration of various public weblogs written by GIS professionals and hobbyists.

Sharp GIS

Geographic information system from a Net developers perspective.

Strange Maps

Takes an offbeat look at unusual, created and historical maps.

Surveying, Mapping and GIS

Discusssions and information on various topics on surveying, mapping, and GIS data and applications.

Thematic Mapping Blog

Thoughts on how geobrowser standards could be used to develop thematic maps.

Views of the World

Mapping in order to visualize social inequalities.

Virtual Globes

Featuring and discussing three-dimensional representations of the earth.

Warping History

Dedicated to the use of mathematical modeling and fieldwork in the study of the history of cartography.


Offering information and services for visualising geographic information online.

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