What if… the Christchurch Canal had been built?

What if… the Christchurch Canal had been built?

The Christchurch Canal was an unrealised plan to create an inner-city shipping port. The southeast of Christchurch might look very different today had the Canal, proposed by Cyrus J.R. Williams in December 1905, been built. Although there was significant support for...
Point Nemo

Point Nemo

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, Point Nemo (or the oceanic pole of inaccessibility) is the remotest place in the ocean. Point Nemo is so remote from any inhabited area, that sometimes the closest human beings are astronauts aboard the International Space Station...
30 Day Map Challenge (2022)

30 Day Map Challenge (2022)

Maps created as part of the 30 Day Map Challenge in November 2022. Click on a map below to see it bigger, scroll to the bottom to find links to the video and interactive maps. Some maps are available from the store as prints, but if they are not listed feel free to...
The Fall of New Zealand’s Glaciers

The Fall of New Zealand’s Glaciers

A visual of glacial retreat in New Zealand’s most well-known glaciers between 1978 and 2019. Get Print Some maps I make are definitely more sobering to create than others, and this is one of them – we are on track for a warming world where glaciers will be...
2022 Pakistan Floods

2022 Pakistan Floods

A map showing the extent of the 2022 Pakistan Floods compared against the scale of New Zealand. Over a third of Pakistan was impacted by an unusually large and devastating flooding event, covering about 86,640 square kilometres. According to the BBC, the flooding has...