The Nerdy Bird

Artist, geographer, cartographer, photographer, actress. This is my geeky map-centric blog.

You'll find:
Geography/ Geology related topics, images and articles here.

For my personal blog, see "1 Wayward Bird Lane."

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mapsontheweb:

Rail system of Scotland

More rail network maps »

fuckyeahcartography:

just—maps:

Map of Greater Colombia by Augustín Codazzi (1824) [2407 x 1747]

  • Me: No it's ok I'll be alright I don't wanna burden you with my emotional garbage don't worry
  • Me: FRIEND IS SAD? TELL ME EVERYTHING. DON'T HOLD BACK. I'M HERE FOR YOU. DO YOU WANT ICE CREAM? BLANKET? I'VE CLEARED THE NEXT 5 HOURS OF MY SCHEDULE, TALK TO ME. I BROUGHT OREOS.

thelandofmaps:

Africa in 1901 Following the Division of the Continent Amongst the Imperialist Powers [OC][2400x3440]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

guardian:

Ebola in west Africa: the outbreak country by country

The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus currently sweeping through parts of west Africa has so far killed an estimated 673 people. As of 23 July there had been a total of 1,202 confirmed, probable or suspected infections. 

(via mapsontheweb)

mapsontheweb:

Male-female literacy differential map, 2005. Indicates, not the overall level of literacy, but the gap between male and female literacy rates.

thelandofmaps:

Awesome butterfly map of the UK I saw on sale recently [912x899]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

mapsontheweb:

The Great Lakes compared to Europe

mapsontheweb:

Topographic map of the Rhine river watershed

giseducenter:

Map of an alternate North America. Source.

mapsontheweb:

Seven Billions: The World Divided into Seven Regions, Each Home to One Billion People

  • North & South America, 0.97 billion
  • Europe & Southwestern Asia, 1.04 billion
  • Central & Northern Asia, 1.01 billion
  • Eastern Asia, 1.00 billion
  • Africa (minus Egypt), 1.02 billion
  • Southern Asia, 1.02 billion
  • Southeastern Asia & Oceania, 1.02 billion
chiltonomics:

artbymoga:

eridans-superior-half:

beltedyapper:

seismogenic:

willow-wanderings:

sharoncarter:

osheamobile:

patrickat:

dustthatwasacity:

baconmoose:

carnotaurus-sassytrei:

I stared at this for a few seconds but once I got it, I chuckled.

SIGH.

#my sediments exactly

Don’t take puns for granite.

These jokes just keep getting boulder.

i don’t know, they’re kind of a lode of schist.

Now, now, there’s no need to get all butte hurt, lets just take a steppe back

Yeah, everyone, be gneiss.

I’m cracking up at this.

Rocks

Thank you for that earth-shaking contribution.

Don’t mine me, I’m just marbling at the humor.

chiltonomics:

artbymoga:

eridans-superior-half:

beltedyapper:

seismogenic:

willow-wanderings:

sharoncarter:

osheamobile:

patrickat:

dustthatwasacity:

baconmoose:

carnotaurus-sassytrei:

I stared at this for a few seconds but once I got it, I chuckled.

SIGH.

#my sediments exactly

Don’t take puns for granite.

These jokes just keep getting boulder.

i don’t know, they’re kind of a lode of schist.

Now, now, there’s no need to get all butte hurt, lets just take a steppe back

Yeah, everyone, be gneiss.

I’m cracking up at this.

Rocks

Thank you for that earth-shaking contribution.

Don’t mine me, I’m just marbling at the humor.

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