Amazing Maps of the World

Gilbert Travis on Apr 08
World map if countries had populations according to their sizes
World map if countries had populations according to their sizes

This particular map provides a lot of perspective about how overpopulated most developing nations are.

Source: http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/this-map-will-change-how-you-see-the-world--lk80pIoLSe

A map that shows how many inches of snow are needed to close the public schools in every county in the United States.
A map that shows how many inches of snow are needed to close the public schools in every county in the United States.
World divided into zones populated by a billion people
World divided into zones populated by a billion people

It can be clearly seen that half the world lives in south and east Asia

Source: http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/maps-that-will-help-you-make-sense-of-the-world/

The shaded zone is home to 2% of Australia's population
The shaded zone is home to 2% of Australia's population

And that shaded area is inhabited by deadly animals!

Source: http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/maps-that-will-help-you-make-sense-of-the-world/

Paramount Studio Location Map
Paramount Studio Location Map

A 1927 Paramount Studio Map of California suggesting locations where movies could be shot, instead of going to the actual places.

The world as per George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty Four
The world as per George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty Four

In the novel, the boundaries of these three powers are described, as follows:

"Eurasia comprises the whole of the European part of the European and Asiatic landmass, from Portugal to the Bering Strait. Oceania comprises the Americas, the Atlantic islands including the British Isles, Australasia and the Southern portion of Africa. Eastasia, smaller than the others and with a less definite western frontier, comprises China and the countries to the south of it, the Japanese islands and a large but fluctuating portion of Manchuria, Mongolia and Tibet."

The Area Of Solar Panels It Would Take To Power The World, Europe, And Germany
The Area Of Solar Panels It Would Take To Power The World, Europe, And Germany
World Map with south on top
World Map with south on top

This map is no more right or wrong than the current ones with the north on top. Just a different perspective.

Source: http://www.eupedia.com/

World Map depicting Heavy Metal Band Density (per 100,000 people)
World Map depicting Heavy Metal Band Density (per 100,000 people)

Loud northern Europe, quiet central Africa.

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