Monthly Archives for July 2011

Who decides the ugliness of a place?

I’m fascinated by how the meanings of places change from one person to the next. A given place could be sublime or mundane: it depends on who you ask. One example springs to mind. Much has been written (and photographed) of Detroit’s … Continue reading

28. July 2011 by dwtkns
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Inundated with place names

I figured I’d jump right in with my first post and share a map I made a while back that I finally got around to polishing up: Generic place names (or toponyms) such as Cumberland Gap or Mount Rainier provide general … Continue reading

25. July 2011 by dwtkns
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