245 - Betsy Mason - The Beauty and Utility of Maps: A Cartographic Odyssey

We talk to journalist, geologist, and author Betsy Mason about her latest book, co-authored with Greg Miller, All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey.

In this visually stunning book, they explore the intriguing stories behind maps from a wide variety of cultures, civilizations, and time periods. It is based on interviews with scores of leading cartographers, curators, historians, and scholars, this is a remarkable selection of fascinating and unusual maps.

Links:

Betsy’s Nat Geo Map Blog

CartoNerd’s Review of the Book