Cartographic Censorship, Propaganda, and other misuse of maps

Throughout the history of modern cartography in the West … there have been numerous instances of where maps have been falsified, of where they have been censored or kept secret, or of where they have surreptitiously contradicted the rules of their proclaimed scientific status.

– J.B. Harley[1], 2001 The New Nature of Maps: Essays in the History of Cartography. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 160. ISBN 9780801870903

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Satellite Imagery

E.g., 14 Mile blur in Antarctica


  1. Harley helped found the The History of Cartography Project ↩︎