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Flowing City Maps Imagine the Influence of Cities on the Environment
Maps Imagination, City Maps, York Cities, Cities Maps, Graphics Design, Digital Artists, Maps Illustrations, Design Blog, Flow Cities
Flowing City Map: Illustrations by Chaotic Atmospheres
Flowing City Maps Imagine the Influence of Cities on the Environment new york city
New York - Flowing City Maps series that explores the relationship between cities and inhabitants. By digital artist and illustrator Istvan
Faith is Torment | Art and Design Blog
The Most Famous Book Set in Each State | Mental Floss
Worth Reading, Book Lists, Book Sets, Book Worth, Website, Popular Book, Famous Book, Reading Lists, U.S. States
Most Famous Books Set In Every State. To read book list
The Most Famous Book Set in Each State | Mental Floss...the basis for my next reading list. Revisiting old favorites and hopefully discovering new.
the most popular book set in each state.
US Economic activity, split in half Alexandr Trubetskoy
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The case for big cities, in ONE map
US Economic Activity, Split in Half
Cities in orange account for half of the USA's economic production
London Book, Book Art, London Street, Bleak House, Bookish Stuff, English Literature, Book Maps, Gifts For Book Lovers, Mansfield Parks
London Book Map - A street map made up from the titles of over 600 books from the history of English Literature (and a few favourites from further afield). The Map includes classics such as Mansfield Park, Northanger Abbey, Bleak House, Vanity Fair and Wuthering Heights -
I need this Book Map! A street map made up from the titles of over 600 books from the history of English Literature (and a few favourites from further afield) including classics like Wuthering Heights, Mansfield Park, The Catcher in the Rye, etc. The Map, which is loosely based on a turn of the century London street map also includes fictional areas dedicated to the works of Thomas Hardy, Virginia Woolf, Tolkien, Harry Potter and a children's literature district
Book map - 13 Perfect Gifts For Book Lovers
American ancestry by county
Ancestry, Genealogy, African American, Maps, The Melted Pots, Families, Bureau, United States, Country
Is the country more or less diverse than you think? Origins of folks. By the U.S. Census Bureau.
41,284,752 Black or African Americans The census map also identifies, Black or African-American as a term for citizens of the United States...
US Ancestry: 2000 September 13, 2008 "The Census Bureau defines ancestry as a person's ethnic origin, heritage, descent, or roots, which may reflect their place of birth, place of birth of parents or ancestors, and ethnic identities that have evolved within the United States." from a Census brief on US ancestry. The map below displays the ancestry with the largest population in each county. However, they may not be a majority (>50%) of the population.
Ancestry with largest population in state map. Trace your U.S. family genealogy.
The map that shows where America came from: Fascinating illustration shows the ancestry of EVERY county in the US... A truly captivating map that shows the ancestry of everyone of the 317 million people who call the melting pot of America home can now be seen on a U.S. Census Bureau map.
If countries’ populations matched their size
Largest Country, Brazil, Canada, Population Matching, World Maps, Places, Country Population, Size, Biggest Population
How the world map would look like if every country's population matched its size.
#worldmap If countries’ populations matched their size ..
What if the largest countries had the biggest populations? If countries switch positions on the map based on their population. The US, Ireland, Brazil and Yemen wouldn't change.
The map of the world if every country's population matched its size -- Here's a fun way to look at the world. What if every country's population actually matched its size? So more populous places like Japan and Vietnam that are cramped in tiny specks of land now get to stretch their feet a bit while uselessly big countries like Canada and Australia get their population booted to smaller spaces.
The United States of Watersheds.
"Plenty of state borders are formed by seemingly arbitrary state lines. What if we had let geography and terrain define our boundaries?" This interesting map explores that question, and, as Maine Project WET points out, could be a good extension for "Seeing Watersheds"!
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The American Nations Today, Colin Woodward
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Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? The map that shows how the U.S. was divided into separate cultures as settlers spread West
Fascinating article for Social Studies discussion about regions, settlement, and cultural footprints in US ((strange...pinning in case you want to look into it and think about whether it's at all accurate.))
The 11 American nations - the historical and cultural differences that influence us Tufts Magazine / fall 2013
The United States doesn't have just one origin story - it has 11. Or so says a book re-examining American history in light of its distinct cultural divides. American Nations by Colin Woodard
Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? A journalist divided North America into 11 "nations" based on dialects, voting patterns, religion, and culture.
Which of the 11 American nations do you live in? 11 Nations versus the 50 states
Map Of New York and Vicinity. Published By M. Dripps, New York. 1863.
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By 1863 Brooklyn was heavily populated, Astoria was becoming a city in its own right, and Central Park existed. | 27 Maps Showing How NYC Evolved
1862 NYC map
How Earth's coastlines would look if all ice melted
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How Earth's coastlines would look if all ice melted (bye Florida!)
National Geographic map of shorelines if all of the ice on earth melted, resulting in 216 feet of sea level rise. ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map
United States Devil Map, Jonathan Hull
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Take a Hellish Tour of America's Most Satanic Landmarks - John Metcalfe - The Atlantic Cities
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Washington DC Map
Washington DC stereotypes
The map of D.C. that includes single ladies and pandas. | 8 Maps That Show Each City By Stereotype... this is just wrong and so funny!!
Would make some great wall art... Washington DC Neighborhoods Revealed: Beyond Politics
Stanford's ORBIS is a geospatial network model of the Roman wold.
Maps Globs, Travel Maps, Awesome Realistic, Meeting Civil, Civilization, Roman Empire, Romans Empire, Oregon Trail, Interactive Travel
io9: "This interactive travel map of the Roman Empire is like Oregon Trail meets Civilization"
Geographies of Time (NYC, weekdays)
Visualis Graphics, Urban Idea, Time Boundary, Graphics Design, Atlantic Cities, Time Nyc, Emily Badger, Place Relations, Smart Urban
Value of place relative to time!
Mapping the 'Time Boundaries' of a City - Emily Badger - The Atlantic Cities. NYC.
Interactive Maps Compare 19th Century American Cities to Today
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"Southern France Including Corsica; Handbook for Travellers" by Karl Baedeker. Sixth Revised Edition. Leipzig, Karl Baedeker; New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1914
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1914 map of the city of Carcassonne, France
Bucket List: visit the City of Carcassone, France Done! 2nd June 2013 with my Daddy on his 75th birthday!!
Rivers in the Contiguous United States
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All rivers in the lower 48 U.S. states, by Nelson Minar
All the Rivers in the US Look Like Veins With Blue Blood
Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States by Nelson Minar. (via 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World)
An Astounding Map of Every River in America To create his All Rivers map, Nelson Minar mined open source data from the National Hydrography Dataset. All images: Courtesy Nelson Minar Nelson Minar didn’t really mean to create a piece of art. When the California-based software engineer began working on All Rivers, a gorgeously detailed look at the waterways in the 48 contiguous states, it was really just a practice in computer nerdery.
40 Visual world Maps with amazing facts | AntsMagazine.Com
The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe)
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22countries Britain has not invaded
The only 22 countries Britain has never invaded...may it forever stay that way. In other words may our invading history stay behind us.
Every Country England Has Ever Invaded (all but 22 countries in the world)
Britain has invaded all but 22 countries in the world in its long and colourful history, new research has found. world map, guatemala, mongolia, sweden, andorra
Pirro Ligorio, Anteiquae urbis imago, Lossi reprint, 1773. Map in 12 parts of Ancient Rome recreated by Ligorio from his knowledge of ancient reliefs
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geological and palaeontological map of the british islands, 1854.
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Geological paleontological map British Islands, 1854
Geological and Palaeontological Map of the British Isles 1854
Composite: Geological and Palaeontological Map of the British Islands, c.1854 Print by Alexander Keith Johnston at Art.co.uk
Geological and Palaeontological map, British Islands, 1854 for t*
Manhattan building heights
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A map showing building heights in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Building height indirectly measures land value.
A new reference guide for urban planning #geeks: #Manhattan Building Heights infographic
Manhattan Building Heights as Land Value - Blog About Infographics and Data Visualization - Cool Infographics
Detail of Yellowstone National Park, 1910 Map