Mystery Map XIII

The GIS center team presents the first mystery map of the 2013-2014 school year. This puzzling geographic feature presents wide flat plans abruptly running into an almost perfectly round topographic peninsula. Tell us where this land is, its name, and how such drastically different landscapes formed adjacent to each other?

Mystery Map XI Revealed

Mystery Map XI has been revealed! The original unedited map is pictured above showing Wind Resources for the state of New York. The maps were developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and TrueWind in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Powering America program. Maps like these are often involved in the […]

Mystery Map XI

It’s fall, the leaves are blowing, and Skidmore’s GIS Center is back and starting the year off with a new space and a new Mystery Map! Leave comments below with your guesses and the solution will be announced next Friday. The first correct answer in the comments will receive an ESRI map book. Good Luck!

GIS Center Adds Some Mystery to the Skidmore Campus

In Fall 2010 the Skidmore College GIS Center for Interdisciplinary Research decided to add a little mystery to the Skidmore Campus. Alex Chaucer coordinated with his student assistants, Sarah Llewleyn ’12, Greg Lloyd ’11, Aaron Miller ’12 and Andrew Noone ’11 to create a series of mystery maps for the campus to try and figure […]

Mystery Map VII

There’s a new Mystery Map!

Mystery Map

How was this map made? The lines seem so unsteady… Here’s a hint: What do those lines represent? What do these two maps have in common? Solution (and source) in a week. Comments may contain spoilers. Here is a link to the mystery map revealed.

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