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  • . "Over the top, jaw dropping spectacular! So simple, so dense. I am impressed and awed." –NM, Sanford, Florida ....
  • The "Essential Geography" map of the United States is terrific. It is filled with all the information you'd expect, and...
  • Until the publication of the Essential Geography of the USA, no map illustrated the United States' fundamental geographic elements - the...
  • My new (Nov. 2015) Artist's Statement
  • Click on the link below to download a full-size PDF that compares the amount of geographic content on the Essential Geography with the amount of geographic...
  • The combined influences of land, water, air and all living things converge to sculpt the Earth's surface into a work of functional art called...
  • The 38th Annual Map Competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) selected "The Essential Geography of the...
  • My name is Dave Imus. I've made maps as Imus Geographics since 1983. A lifetime Oregonian, I received a...
  • By Peter Eberhardt, Geographic Editor This new map by national award winning cartographer David Imus portrays the geographic essence of the...
  • In Classical Cartography: The Missing Genre, I show what I see as the path to geographic enlightenment in America. The...
  • Selected works by Dave Imus, making maps as Imus Geographics since 1983    Roseburg Metropolitan Area, Oregon: 1983 / 1:23,400 / ink on mylar, hand-lettered with...