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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