The map above shows the world being build one country at time starting with Greenland (0.03 people per square KM) all the way to up to Bangladesh (1,251 people per square KM). And while, it’s really neat it’s not 100% complete.
Global Warming at Different Latitudes By Year Vs 1961-90 Average
The map above shows the range of global temperatures at different latitudes in 11 year windows starting in 1948-1958 ending in 2008-2018.
Anything to the left of the black line is cooler than the 1961-1990 average at that latitude and anything to the right is warmer.
Is This The World’s Longest Continuous Walk? Cape Town To Magadan
The map above potentially shows one of the world’s longest uninterrupted walks from Cape Town, South Africa to Magadan, Russia a distance of 22,387km (13,910 miles).
Map of World War 2 Shipwrecks
The map above shows many (but not all of) of the ships sunk during World War 2. The map was created by Rean Monfils and combines the Geographic Information System (GIS) database of Asian Pacific shipwrecks with the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indian Ocean (AMIO) WWII shipwreck database.
Map Projections: Mercator Vs The True Size of Each Country
While it’s well known that the mercator projection distorts the world, the maps here show very clearly by how much. Countries close to the equator barely change, whereas countries further north shrink dramatically.
The maps are all the work of climate data scientist @neilrkaye.
You can see an animation below:
17 Best Scratch Maps For Your 2023 Travel Adventures
Looking for the best scratch map to record your travel adventures or to give as a gift?
Below we profile 15 brilliant options from world maps to maps of the USA & Europe to a glow in the dark map, a gourmet food map and even a scratch off globe.
Map Of The Nearest Major U.S. City To Europe, Asia, Africa & Australia
The map above shows the nearest major US city to Europe, Asia, Africa & Australia.
Map Of The 53 Countries That Ban The Corporal Punishment Of Children
The map above titled ‘Children’s World Map’ only shows countries with a ban on corporal punishment for children and was created by Save The Children Sweden.
Germany (And The World) Divided By Aldi
While the Berlin Wall may have fallen nearly 30 years ago, Germany remains a nation divided. But instead of East vs West, the division is between North and South, specifically Aldi Nord vs Aldi Süd.
And in case you were wondering, this is not some sort of regional division. The two companies are legally separate entities that both use the Aldi name.
4 Colour Theorem: All The World’s Countries Can Be Coloured Using Only 4 Colours, So That No Two Adjacent Countries Share The Same Colour
The map shows the four colour theorem in practice.
The theorm states that:
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