"Since 1600, 90% of the virgin forests that once covered much of the lower 48 states have been cleared away.  Most of the remaining old-growth forests in the lower 48 states and Alaska are on public lands.  In the Pacific Northwest about 80% of this forestland is slated for logging." How much went for toilet paper?

"Since 1600, 90% of the virgin forests that once covered much of the lower 48 states have been cleared away. Most of the remaining old-growth forests in the lower 48 states and Alaska are on public lands. In the Pacific Northwest about 80% of this forestland is slated for logging." How much went for toilet paper?

Christian Denominations in America

70 maps that explain America

Christian Denominations in America

This Is the Real Political Map of America—We Are Not That Divided

This Was the Real Political Map of America After the 2012 Election

If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean

Here’s a map of America’s 11 ‘megaregions’

A map of places in the United States where there are no roads

A map of places in the United States where there are no roads

This 2005 map from the United States Geological Survey shows the distance to the nearest road at each point in the lower A tip of the hat to Miguel Vieira.

Too cool.  Apples will never be the same to me.  A sculpture waiting to be born!

Too cool. Apples will never be the same to me. A sculpture waiting to be born!

American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society ...

How One Guy in Oregon Made the Best U.S. Map You’ll Ever See

American mapmaking’s most prestigious honor is the “Best of Show” award at the annual competition of the Cartography and Geographic Information Society ...

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