40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World
« on: August 16, 2013, 12:12:18 AM »
40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

 
If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that.

Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.
 

1. Where Google Street View is Available


2. Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System


3. The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe)


4. Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders


Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. It began to break apart around 200 million years ago. The single global ocean which surrounded Pangaea is accordingly named Panthalassa.

5. McDonald’s Across the World


6. Paid Maternal Leave Around the World


7. The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country


8. Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country


9. Map of Time Zones in Antarctica


10. Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day


11. The World’s Busiest Air Routes in 2012


12. Visualizing Global Population Density


13. Flag Map of the World


14. Map of Alcohol Consumption Around the World


15. Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country


16. Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States


17. US Map of the Highest Paid Public Employees by State


18. World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898


19. Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean


20. Map of Countries with the Most Violations of Bribery


21. World Map of Vegetation on Earth


22. Average Age of First Sexual Intercourse by Country


23. If the World’s Population Lived in One City


24. The Number of Researchers per Million Inhabitants Around the World


25. Worldwide Map of Oil Import And Export Flows


26. The 7000 Rivers that Feed into the Mississippi River


27. World Map of the Different Writing Systems


28. Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita


29. The Economic Center of Gravity Since 1 AD


30. The World Divided Into 7 Regions,  Each with a Population of 1 Billion


31. Earth’s Population by Latitude and Longitude


32. Map of Contiguous United States  Overlaid on the Moon


33. Frequency of Lightning Strikes Throughout the World


34. Overall Water Risk Around the World


35. The Most Dangerous Areas in the World,  To Ship Due to Pirates


36. Area Codes in Which Ludacris Claims to Have Hoes


37. Where 2% of Australia’s Population Lives


38. The Longest Straight Line You Can Sail on Earth
(Pakistan to Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – 20000 miles)


39. Map of Europe Showing Literal,  Chinese Translations for Country Names


40. Reversed Map with Southern Hemisphere at Top of Map (because position of North is arbitrary)


Source: Internet.
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Re: 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2016, 12:53:19 PM »
Thank you.
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Re: 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2016, 12:35:41 AM »
Nice post... :)