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Cybergeography is the study of the nature of the Internet through the spatial perspectives of geography and cartography; it is an emerging field of analysis that seeks to reveal the various ways that place and space matter in Internet development and usage. Cybergeography, then, is broadly conceived, focusing on the geographies of the Internet itself (the spatialities of online activity and information), its supporting infrastructures (wires, cables, satellites, etc.), and the spatial implications of Internet technologies with respect to cultural, social, economic, political. and environmental issues. Much cybergeography research has focused on mapping and producing spatializations (giving spatial form to information that has no spatial referents) of the Internet, drawing on and contributing to principles underpinning much of geographic information science.

Since the development of wide-area ...

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