The map of literary journeys

A visualization of the famous routes from the adventure classics and some other books
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Jules Verne

In Search of Castaways

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Île Amsterdam

The telegram dropped from Glenarvan's hands. There was no doubt now. The good, honest Scotch yacht was now a pirate ship in the hands of Ben Joyce!So ended this journey across Australia, which had commenced under circumstances so favorable. All trace of Captain Grant and his shipwrecked men seemed to be irrevocably lost. This ill success had cost the loss of a ship's crew.

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To zoom hover over map and scroll on your mouse or touchpad. If you have zoomed in in two globes mode, the second globe will show the position of your zoom. If both globes are 100% zoom they will show opposite sides of the Earth.

Pan/rotate a globe

To pan or rotate a globe click on any place of the map and drag it. If you have not zoomed in the second globe in two-globes mode will turn to show the opposite side of the Earth.

Change projection type

To switch between azimuthal quidistant ("two-globes") projection and equirectangular ("flat") projection click the icon at the top left corner.

Routes browsing

What does that mean?

A route's starting point is marked with triangle pointing down on the waypoint. Finishing point is marked with a triangle pointing up on the waypoint. The means of travelling are marked with type of lines (see legend).

Select one route

To select one route just click on its waypoint (you will see the name of the book in the header). You can also select a book from the menu by clicking "Select book" in the top right corner. To show all routes click "Show all" in the top right corner.


To show details just hover your mouse over waypoint. The corresponding information from the book will appear.