Terrain, maps, and more

This site started out as a resource for cartographers creating shaded relief, panoramas, land cover, and related raster art on maps. It has since grown to include my other cartographic interests and has become a repository for my maps, all of which are in the public domain.

I hope that you enjoy the site.

New stuff

Last update: July 6, 2024

Svalbard: Norway's High-Arctic Archipelago

A wall map of this remote land of northern lights, polar bears, and walruses. It is available for free. You may also use it for online viewing or to track your location on a mobile device while exploring the islands.

Mount Katahdin Panorama

A hiking map of Maine's highest peak. It is the final destination of northbound hikers on the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Creating Elegant Type Halos on Maps

An Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop tutorial describing a technique for creating delicate halos that improve type legibility and blend softly with background shaded relief and satellite images.

Mount Timpanogos Panorama

A photo-realistic map of the second highest peak in Utah's Wasatch Range. The summit is a study in glacial geomorphology featuring arêtes, cirques, and horns. A small rock glacier is also visible.

Exploring Greenland's Southern Tip

A reference map of southern Greenland showing mountains, islands, fjords, vegetation, glaciers, tourist sites, and medieval Norse ruins. Place names are in Greenlandic, Danish, and English.

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I am now retired and no longer take on freelance work.