Posted on October 7, 2013
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?
Posted on October 17, 2012
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 […]
Posted on September 28, 2012
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!
Posted on August 22, 2011
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 […]
Posted on March 2, 2011
There’s a new Mystery Map!
Posted on September 28, 2010
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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