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Early GIS Maps using text symbols, created with SYMAP. Published in 1975, these were used in an archaeological study of a site in Cyprus dating back to 325 BC.

from Brain Pickings

Matthew Picton’s Map Sculptures of Cities Made of Books about the City

Dublin on June 16, 1904, created from text from James Joyce's Ulysses Photo by Ron Jaffe

“A New and Correct Chart Shewing the Variations of the Compass in the Western & Southern Oceans as Observed in ye Year 1700 by . . . Edm Halley” [London: s.n., 1701?] Copperplate map, with added color, 56 × 48 cm [Historic Maps Collection]. Princeton’s copy is an unrecorded state.

from Etsy

Find Joy in the Journey-Map Canvas

11x14 canvas wall art with map background and painted quote Find Joy in the Journey. May message me to customize map background (i.e. a

Every tiny blurred dot represents someone dying. When you glance at these images you don’t immediately think of killing. These are images of death.