I need to express that my favourite maps are the ones made by geo_spatialist. He uses vintage maps and merges them with topographic data to give the elevation effect. I've tried recreating this 3D effect with Blender, using my own base maps which are the Yeguada Lagoon map and the Aegean Islands post. This time, I looked for a...

Aerialod is a really easy software to do 3D stuff. I used it the first time to create a 3D population density map for Panama, and the procedure only took around 20 minutes! The only thing you need to create a map like this is some high-resolution Lidar data. The UK, as part of their National Lidar Programme,...

I have wanted to try the UK's Environment Agency LiDAR data for a long time. For this map, I used DTM and DSM downloaded from data.gov.uk at 2 meters resolution. The visualization involves a hillshade derived from DTM and the canopy height layer is generated by subtracting the DTM from the DSM