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McMaster University digitzes WWI trench maps

To mark the 100th anniversary of the start of WWI, McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario has digitized more than 1,350 trench maps and 580 photos from France and Belgium that the university acquired over the years. These artifacts join the more … Continue reading


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Map project ties together centuries of Toronto history

Professional cartographer Chris Olsen from California has made it possible to travel through time in my  hometown, Toronto, by assembling maps from 1818 to 1924 with aerial views from 1947 to 2012. Released earlier this month, this Google Maps-style interface lets you … Continue reading

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