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Earth at night
What does this beautiful night map tell us about the relationship between population density and prosperity? Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory.
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Check out this book of maps edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Tom McCarthy: “Mapping it Out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartography.” Here are some samples from the book. Here is one of our favorites: Michael Craig-Martin, “Globalisation” (2011)
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For our fellow map geeks out there, you can find the source of this new geologic map of Mars here or read this short report by Betsy Mason here.
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Spatial distribution of 48 State capitals
Hey, check out this imaginative Voronoi diagram created by Seth Kadish, and check out his beautiful blog Vizual Statistix too. But please enjoy responsibly.
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Ocean Currents Map
Credit: NASA Visualization Explorer
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What is your favorite coffee shop in Manhattan?
Nirmal Banerjee, who recently posted this colorful map at Butterfruit Labs Development (look it up!), identifies the best local coffee shops and cafes in Manhattan organized by subway stop. Click on the map for a larger version. Hat tip: Max Ehrenfreund.
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What’s wrong with this map?
That is, what’s wrong with an “upside down” or reverse map of the world? After all, there is no up or down from outer space.
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Every airline flight around the world during a single 24-hour day
Hat tips: Max Fisher; AirTraffic LIVE (Zurcher Hochschule school of Engineering).
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Map of Manhattan Island
New York City, the city that never sleeps, is one of the greatest cities in the world, especially the Island of Manhattan, but what is your favorite neighborhood in the City? (According to the map below, there are over 40 separate neighborhoods … Continue reading
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This is a “GDP map” of the US in which each State is renamed for a country with a similar level of economic output or GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Although GDP is an imperfect and crude measure of economic prosperity, this … Continue reading
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