What is a graticule?

In cartography, a graticule is a network of lines representing meridians and parallels, on which a map or plan can be represented. On many maps of the world, the gridlines of latitude and longitude allow you to get a sense of where a location or area is relative to the poles, the equator, or east/west in a hemisphere.

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On this site, Graticule is the pattern or framework that blog-like content appears in.

To quote Brent Simmons on his inessential blog, 'Old proverb: “The best time to start a blog is 20 years ago. The second-best time is today.'"

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VRlog highlights a different VR every day

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Announcing the Topology series of artworks

The Topology series imagines what it might look like if you could see connections between constituent parts of our natural world.

The Portland bakery map

In 2011 the Art of Geography created a Portland bakery map just for fun.

Announcing the updated and expanded "One City's Wilderness" book

This updated and expanded edition of One City's Wilderness provides directions to twenty-nine hikes of varying length, difficulty, and scenery, covering every trail within the 5,100-acre park.