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‘The perfect combination of art and science’: mourning the end of paper maps

UK Guardian – Digital maps might be more practical in the 21st century, but the long tradition of cartography is magical – “Some for one purpose and some for another liketh, loveth, getteth, and useth Mappes, Chartes, & Geographicall Globes.”So explained John Dee, the occult philosopher of the Tudor era. The mystical Dr Dee would, perhaps, have understood the passion stirred by Geosciences Australia’s recent decision to stop producing or selling paper versions of its topographic maps in December, citing dwindling demand…”

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