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Printable Congressional District Maps: Behind The Scenes – Joshua Tauberer's Archived Blog

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Today I’m releasing print-quality maps of congressional districts, with street-level detail and county border lines. This has been one of the most sought-after resources based on emails I’ve received over the last some four years and I don’t think you can find this anywhere else. (At least not comprehensively for the whole nation. Local state clerk’s offices may have them. NationalAtlas.gov has maps but not with very much detail.)

url: https://joshdata.wordpress.com/2010/02/26/printable-congressional-district-maps-behind-the-scenes/

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Joshua Stevens - Visual Communicator

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From map design and remote sensing to motion graphics and 3D composites, I have more than a decade of experience creating award-winning visualizations.

I am passionate about combining insightful analysis with clean, clear visualizations to communicate about our dynamic planet.

url: http://www.joshuastevens.net/

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Vector tiles from OpenStreetMap and OpenData – OpenMapTiles

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OpenMapTiles provides the fastest way how to setup custom styled world maps with open-source software. In a few minutes, you can have your own OpenStreetMap tileserver - ready for use in your websites or products.

Just download the pre-generated tiles and get started

The project turns the publicly available OpenStreetMap data into ready-to-use packages containing vector tiles for the whole planet, individual countries and major cities.

url: https://openmaptiles.org/

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Using Maps to Prepare in Uganda | Global Disaster Preparedness Center

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The use of mapping technology can enhance preparedness activities by helping Red Cross national societies and other partners visualize hazards and risk factors.

In the towns of Lira and Gulu, Uganda, where the majority of residents live in thatched-roof huts, fire is a common hazard. Here digital maps are being used to help prepare for future fire emergencies by pinpointing most at-risk areas. 

url: http://preparecenter.org/content/using-maps-prepare-uganda

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OSM Seattle

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Clifford is described as an Addicted Mapper for the past three years since he started contributing to OSM. He is a member of OSM's Future Work Group, hosts OpenStreetMap-Seattle Meetup Group and helped with the importing of Seattle building outlines and addresses into OSM. His prior endeavors include glassblowing, managing an art center facility and telecom management.

url: http://osm_seattle.snowandsnow.us/

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