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The Awards > The Stanfords Award 2013

The Stanfords Award for Printed Mapping
This award is open to any mapping in the printed form, whether it be a poster, folded sheet map, atlas or page from a book etc. The award comprises a trophy and a certificate and is being run by The British Cartographic Society with the support of Stanfords Map Shop.

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As ever this award had many entries and as such the judges have agreed to honour not only a winner but one highly commended certificate for presentation.

Winner :: Highly Commended

WINNER

Presentation
Global Mapping
The World

This antique looking map was published in January 2013. Given the antique feel by including features you'd expect to see on an antique globe. This large version was published following the success of the Medium Antique Map published in 2012.
Global Mapping's own Mary Spence (awarded an MBE for services to cartographic design), is behind this map dropping in a more detailed enlargement of Central Europe plus insets of the two polar regions. The Analemma (normally found on old globes to depict which day of the year the sun is directly overhead and how sun time compares to clock time) is featured on the map along with descriptive text. The antique feel of the map is due to the muted colours and hill shading cleverly balanced by Mary.

Judges Comments:
Judges found the entry to encompass what should be seen in good cartography, with its ‘Old Map’ feel, it is easy on the eye and unique in its presentation.

Stanfords presents Mary Spence MBE of Global Mapping with the award.

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