Saturday, May 31, 2008

Cartographical Geography

Administered by Analogue Art Map,  this blog is dedicated to the exploration of the surface of maps, atlases and globes and the overall geography of representations of space.

Comments and submissions relating to cartographical geography are most welcome to this site.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

The Tropic of fold is a horizontal line in a map that allows it to be folded or unfolded according to the area of the map of desired relevance of the user. 

Through repeated use, these tropics wear through to become complete breaks in the map surface.

Where horizontal and vertical lines of Fold intersect, a third phenomenon, which i have called a Fissure Island can occur.

A Fissure Island is a negative space left by the wear and tear of a map in its folded state that revels itself when the map is unfolded.