Romance of Maps

Maps have been around for centuries and have proven to be remarkably adaptable and useful. So, why do maps - even the simplest ones - continue to fascinate us? Claire Philp is only one of a handful of estate cartographers worldwide, charting in meticulous detail the topographical features and buildings on properties she has been…
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ANZMapS has announced the winner of this year’s Dorothy Prescott Prize for the best paper presented at the "Power of Maps" conference, jointly held by the MSIA and ANZMapS as Dr Stuart Braga for his presentation “‘Anzac Panorama’ – a survivor’s tribute to the Anzacs, August 1915”, about the Hore panorama.

The panorama itself is viewable here:

One of the conditions of the prize (which consists of a cheque and a certificate) is that a written paper based on the presentation be published in the ANZMapS journal “The Globe”.

Congratulations Stuart!

Barbara Petchenik Children’s Map Competition 2015 Results

On behalf of the Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia and the International Cartographic Association, thank you to everyone who entered into the Barbara Petchenik Children's Map Competition 2015. All entries were displayed at “The Power of Maps” conference in Canberra at the end of April.


Power of Maps Conference 2015

The Australian & New Zealand Map Society (ANZMapS) in conjunction with the Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia (MSIA) welcome you to The Power of Maps, a conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Survey Corps. The conference is held at the National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes, in the ACT, by Lake Burley Griffin.…
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