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Cartographic Perspectives Issue #99 Released

Date posted: January 3, 2023


Cartographic Perspectives #99

I’m pleased to share with you another new issue of Cartographic Perspectives, the journal of NACIS. Visit our website or click on the article titles below to read the latest from your cartographic peers.

We rely on volunteers to contribute reviews of cartography-related books, and I invite you to participate. On our Books for Review web page, you can find a list of available books and information about how to request one to review. 

Amy L. Griffin (she/her), Editor
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Front Matter

About the Cover


Letter from the Editor
Amy Griffin

Peer-Reviewed Articles

uMap: A Free, Open-Source Alternative to Google My Maps
Sepideh Shahamati, Léa Denieul-Pinsky, Yannick Baumann, Emory Shaw, Sébastien Caquard

Geography, Maps, and the Annals: 67 years of History
Robert Hickey, Elvin Delgado

Visual Fields

Australia in Oak, Copper, and Quartz
Robert Hickey


Review of An Atlas of Extinct Countries
Leo Dillon

Review of The Power of Maps and The Politics of Borders
Maya Daurio

Review of Thinking with Maps: Understanding the World Through Spatialization
Richard Bohannon

Review of Thematic Mapping: 101 Inspiring Ways to Visualize Empirical Data by Kenneth Field
Daniel Cole


Instructions to Authors

About the Journal
Cartographic Perspectives is the open-access journal of NACIS, published 3 times per year. Featuring peer-reviewed research, tutorials, book reviews, novel map designs, and more, CP is devoted to the study and practice of cartography in all its diversity. To submit your work, or to learn more, visit


Free and Fair
CP is published under a unique “free-and-fair” model: all content is made available to the public under a Creative Commons license, and authors retain copyright on their submissions. We believe this model is the best way to help our community share knowledge.


While an issue is in preparation, we publish individual articles online as soon as they’re ready. Visit to see the latest content, without waiting!

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