NYT > Geography


An Extremely Detailed Map of New York City Neighborhoods

Mon, 06 Nov 2023 22:24:05 +0000

More than 37,000 New Yorkers told us where their neighborhoods start and end. We mapped them all.


BOOK REVIEW: “The Instant” by Amy Liptrot

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 00:59:48 +0000

In her follow-up to “The Outrun,” Amy Liptrot grapples with more urban demons.


Expert GeoGuessr Players Know That Google Maps Spot Instantly

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 09:00:22 +0000

In a game called GeoGuessr, competitors try to pinpoint where in the world a Google Street View image has been taken. Some can do it in seconds.


How The Times Has Mapped the War in Ukraine

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 09:00:25 +0000

Graphics journalists use annotated maps to show readers the current state of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


The People Who Draw Rocks

Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:00:33 +0000

The Alps’ glaciers are melting, and these Swiss cartographers have work to do.


The Land of the Ice and Snow

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:00:04 +0000

In “Extreme North,” Bernd Brunner explores the idea of what “the north” means to different cultures — and why.


660 U.S. Place Names Include a Slur for Native Women. Change Is Coming.

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:56:34 +0000

The Interior Department is asking tribes for help finding new names for mountains, rivers and other landmarks that include the offensive term “squaw.”


Why NY's 10th Congressional District Would Snake Through NYC

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 16:25:49 +0000

The peculiar redrawing of Representative Jerrold Nadler’s district led to the joke that it was “jerrymandered.” The reasons for the new lines were politically complicated.


When You Want to Give Someone the Whole World

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 10:00:29 +0000

Bellerby & Co. creates globes that can include hometowns, favorite destinations and even pets. Or sea monsters.


Yale Says Its Vinland Map, Once Called a Medieval Treasure, Is Fake

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 04:31:10 +0000

For decades, researchers at Yale and elsewhere have questioned the authenticity of a map that seemed to reflect Viking travels to North America. The school now says the case is closed.