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Issue #110 - Spring 2021


THE Map “famously used by General Braddock,” by Michael McNamara

The Sea of Many Names: The Caspian Sea Between Gulf and Lake, by Evelyn Edson

Seventeen Almost Identical Maps of the Americas: The Maps in the Different Editions of the Atlas des Enfans, 1758-1816, by Peter van der Krogt

More Than Just Cases III: Using Bioacoustic Signals to Map the Animal Hosts of SARS- CoV-2, by John Hessler


This regular feature, a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography, is compiled by Leah M. Thomas.


Star Maps: History, Artistry, and Cartography, 3rd ed., (Reviewer: Gretchen Hause)

Women in American Cartography: An Invisible Social History (Reviewer: Lauren Beck)

Imagining the Americas in Print: Books, Maps, and Encounters in the Atlantic World (Reviewer: Donald L. McGuirk)

Trail of Footprints: A History of Indigenous Maps from Viceregal Mexico (Reviewer: Diantha Steinhilper)

Mapping Indigenous Land: Native Land Grants in Colonial New Spain (Reviewer: Diantha Steinhilper)


1. WMS President’s Spring 2021 Letter

2. Ristow Prize Competition 2021

3. Washington Map Society Meetings: Spring-Summer 2021

4. Exhibitions and Meetings

5. Map Site Seeing

6. Remembering Edward Redmond, by Ralph Ehrenberg

7. Remembering Donald Perkins, by Tom Sander

8. Cartographic Notes, compiled by Tom Sander

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