Category Archives: Fieldwork

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The Geographer’s Vacation

The sharp-witted amongst you will have noticed a longer gap than usual  since our last post, and will have surmised, correctly, that Blank Atlas is enjoying a summer vacation. However, a Geographer’s vacation is not like that of, say, a

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The Geographer’s Vacation

The sharp-witted amongst you will have noticed a longer gap than usual  since our last post, and will have surmised, correctly, that Blank Atlas is enjoying a summer vacation. However, a Geographer’s vacation is not like that of, say, a

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The tea spoons of Geography (lens cap for scale)

A few days ago I tweeted a picture of my dog, Gus, posing for scale in front of some rocks and I said: “To enliven field reports, occasionally use something other than a lens cap for scale. A dog, for

Measuring Spoon by Miriam Burke - Copy

The tea spoons of Geography (lens cap for scale)

A few days ago I tweeted a picture of my dog, Gus, posing for scale in front of some rocks and I said: “To enliven field reports, occasionally use something other than a lens cap for scale. A dog, for

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The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

If you are looking for tutorial activities or between-classes projects for students, or if you just fancy have a little Geography adventure of your own, you could do much worse than consider one of the experimental travel games in The

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The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

If you are looking for tutorial activities or between-classes projects for students, or if you just fancy have a little Geography adventure of your own, you could do much worse than consider one of the experimental travel games in The

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Micro-geography: the 53rd parallel

I’ve been doing some very local geography lately. Of course doing hyper-local micro-geography is nothing new, but it’s new to me. Today I was out with my i-phone, close to the building where I work, looking for the 53rd parallel.

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Micro-geography: the 53rd parallel

I’ve been doing some very local geography lately. Of course doing hyper-local micro-geography is nothing new, but it’s new to me. Today I was out with my i-phone, close to the building where I work, looking for the 53rd parallel.