Here Be Monsters

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TeleGeography’s newly updated “Submarine Cable Map” is a wonderful tribute to the Golden Age of mapmaking incorporating historical elements of Medieval and Renaissance cartography. The fantastic map, which details 299 undersea communication cables, brings back a lost aesthetic of whimsical and fanciful details that once embellished European maps.

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Whether you are a cartography geek, or just interested in the in the mechanics of digital communication technology, you will want to visit the TeleGeography site to check out the interactive version of this cool map. If you are really into it, there’s a beautiful print of the map for sale too.

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