30 Day Map Challenge 2020

Here are the maps I made for the #30DayMapChallenge organised by Topi Tjukanov on Twitter. I found out about the challenge on October 30 and hadn’t planned to do all 30. I’m pleased I did though.
The title of each day links to my original tweet where there’s more information about the map.

Day 1. Points
Scotland in two place-names components: Allt- (Scottish Gaelic ‘stream’) and -burn (Scots ‘stream’)

Day 2. Lines
Watercourse Names in Dumfries and Galloway

Day 3. Polygons
Most frequent final component in Dumfries and Galloway place-names, by civil parish

Day 4. Hexagons
Dumfries and Galloway place-names ending in knowe(s) ‘small hill, knoll’

Day 5. Blue
Blaeberry place-names in Dumfries and Galloway

Day 6. Red
Red kites in Dumfries and Galloway

Day 7. Green
Green place-names in Dumfries and Galloway

Day 8. Yellow
Barbuie, Kirkpatrick Irongray

Day 9. Monochrome
White Hills in Dumfries and Galloway

Day 10. Grid
Drum- and -rig/g in Dumfries and Galloway place-names

Day 11. 3D
Density of place-names and other text on Ordnance Survey 2nd edition six-inch to the mile maps of Dumfries and Galloway

Day 12. Map not made with GIS software
A pencil map of Kirkmaiden parish and the Mull of Galloway, the southernmost point of Scotland

Day 13. Raster
Dron phris, Drunfres, Dumfries

Day 14. Climate change
Curling ponds in Dumfries in Galloway

Day 15.Connections
Place-names that occur once in Dumfries and Galloway and once elsewhere in Scotland

Day 16. Island(s)
Isle and Island in Dumfries and Galloway Place-Names

Day 17. Historical map
Dumfries and Galloway in Ptolemy’s Geography Book II, 3, 2

Day 18. Land use
Hog/g in Dumfries and Galloway Place-Names

Day 19. NULL
The lost village of Terreglestown, Dumfries and Galloway

Day 20. Population
Non-working dogs per parish, Dumfries & Galloway

Day 21. Water
Dumfries and Galloway place-names associated with drownings

Day 22. Movement
A Gif of Criffel

Day 23. Boundaries
Dumfries and Galloway place-names containing march ‘boundary’

Day 24. Elevation
Dumfries and Galloway, Elevation

Day 25. COVID-19
Pest and Plague in Scottish Place-Names

Day 26. Map with a new tool
Most common final components in Scottish place-names

Day 27. Big or small data
Wee Portbeg

Day 28. Non-geographic map
Most common initial elements in Dumfries and Galloway place-names

Day 29. Globe
Auchenskeoch, Scotland & Tobago

Day 30. A map
All 27,290 Dumfries and Galloway entries on Ordnance Survey 2nd edition six-inch to the mile maps