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Shetland in a box on a cake

Today is GIS Day, so you get an extra bonus map in the wild thanks to Ross McDonald of Angus Council. Apparently they celebrated GIS Day with this scrumptious map cake.

For those not in the UK, the reference to Shetland in a box may be confusing. Recently the Scottish Government passed a law requiring map makers not to use the well established cartographic device of an inset map when representing the Shetland Islands, you can read more about this cartographic insanity here

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