Old maps… jummie!

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I found a site with wonderful old maps by David Rumsey on John Udell's weblog.

David Rumsey is a philanthropist who collects historical maps, scans them at high resolution, and publishes them on the Internet as open content that anyone can access and repurpose.

A good write-up of David's talk at a recent conference is here.

Note when using the web interface to browse and display the maps: you need to disable popup-blocking for the site and you need to double-click the maps to open them.

Great great great (time sink...)

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My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.

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