GIS Humour

 

Why are maps like fish?

Both have scales.


Why did the cartographer put a band-aid on the map?

Because it had a bleeding edge.

 

Geographers never get lost. 

They just do accidental field work.

Why do paper maps never win at poker?

Because they always fold.

 

Maps are like campfires – everyone gathers around them, because they allow people to understand complex issues at a glance, 

and find agreement about how to help the land.


What map element plays in the band?
The symbols (cymbals).


Why did the cartographer put the projection in a hangar?
It was a plane projection.


What projection do lost sheep use to find their way home?
The Lamb-ert Conic Conformal projection.


How do GIS folks find a spouse?

They datum!

 

What kind of maps do spiders make?
Web-based maps.

 


 

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