Commemorate Your Favorite Place With a Custom Relief-Style Map for Your Home

East of Nowhere Topographical Maps

World Map

Welcome to East of Nowhere. No, we are not talking about the states with more cows than people. East of Nowhere is an art print brand started in 2019 by James Farrell, a Ph.D. geoscientist from Upstate New York. With his extensive experience in topography, geology, and cartography, Farrell creates art pieces using vintage maps and modern satellite imagery. The prints are a perfect gift to commemorate a special place.

In his career as a scientist, Farrell maps lava flows and volcanic lands. With these skills, he transforms vintage topographic maps into expansive, restored prints. He uses the USGS topographic quadrangles from the turn of the century to piece together large swaths of America. If your tastes are more modern, Farrell also creates modern relief maps using the data from digital elevation models (satellite info on the elevation of a region). Lastly, you can find the best of both worlds in Farrell's vintage relief map series. He combines vintage aesthetics and modern data to produce “a beautiful image wherein the landscape appears to extrude right off the page.”

When trying to decide on a map, consider your favorite places—or perhaps your dream destination. Headed to the beautiful country of Iceland as soon as possible? Thinking of skiing in the Alps this winter? Or maybe home is where the heart is in New York City. Check out these affordable, beautiful maps and more on East of Nowhere.

Dr. James Farrell of East of Nowhere creates relief maps in quality prints fit to be framed and treasured.

Custom Topographical Maps

Washington Map

Custom Topographical Maps

North Carolina Map

From the continent of Africa to the Gibraltar Strait, the maps cover many areas of the world.

Western USA Map

Western USA Map

Antarctica Map

Antarctica Map

Find your favorite place on East of Nowhere or give a meaningful gift to your loved ones.

Africa Map

Africa Map

Tennessee Map

Tennessee Map

Iceland Map

Iceland Map

Spain and Portugal Map

Spain and Portugal Map

Hawaii Map

Hawaii Map

South America Map

South America Map

Colorado Map

Colorado Map

North America Map

North America Map

Lake Superior Map

Lake Superior Map

Custom Topographical Maps

Minnesota Map

Custom Topographical Maps

Arizona Map

Custom Topographical Maps

New Jersey Map

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Madeleine Muzdakis

Madeleine Muzdakis is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and a historian of early modern Britain & the Atlantic world. She holds a BA in History and Mathematics from Brown University and an MA in European & Russian Studies from Yale University. Madeleine has worked in archives and museums for years with a particular focus on photography and arts education. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys hiking, film photography, and reading while cuddling with her cat Georgia.
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