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100 outstanding interactive maps of 2015 – part 2. What a great treat we have for all of those interested in visualization and map-making, in this second part of our list with 100 outstanding interactive maps of 2015. Looking back at all the projects we featured week after week, and knowing that we’re leaving out so many that could easily be part of such a selection, we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead. This is also our final week of the year (articles-wise, we’ll continue with full support to our gallery even during the holidays), so we’d like to thank you all for the audience, specially those that follow our “Digital Cartography” updates, every Wednesday.

We really appreciate it, and hopefully we were able to help you keeping track of what’s being done in the data visualization world,. In case you missed, here are the posts published so far with our favorite visualizations and infographics of 2015: And without further ado, 50 more outstanding interactive maps of 2015: Berlin’s new skyline | Berliner Morgenpost Mars Trek | NASA. This great map lets you explore the history of migration for every country in the world. 19 thought-provoking maps that will change how you see the world.

1. There are only three countries in the world where your boss is more likely to be a woman. 2. The countries where people drink the most alcohol. 3. More women experience - or at least report - sexual harassment in Sweden than any other European country. 4. 400,000 Muslim troops fought for Britain in the First World War. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. ... and a history of emigration from it. 18. 19. With thanks to Statista. More: [11 maps and charts to challenge your perceptions of Europe]7 1. 2. 3. 4. 400,000 Muslim troops fought for Britain in the First World War. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. ... and a history of emigration from it. 18. 19. With thanks to Statista. More: [11 maps and charts to challenge your perceptions of Europe]7.

World Maps Online - Countries, Political, Physical, Location, Thematic, Educational. Explore a Tapestry of World Ecosystems. The United States Geological Survey has published a new global ecosystems map of unprecedented detail. The map was produced by a team led by Roger Sayre, Ph.D., Senior Scientist for Ecosystems at the USGS Land Change Science Program. It is a mosaic of almost 4,000 unique ecological areas called Ecological Land Units (ELUs) based on four factors that are key in determining the makeup of ecosystems. Three of these—bioclimate, landforms, and rock type—are physical phenomena that drive the formation of soils and the distribution of vegetation. The fourth, land cover, is the vegetation that is found in a location as a response to the physical factors. This Story Map Journal has two main features, an ecosystems browser and an ecosystem tour. In the ecosystem browser, opposite, point and click at any location on the map and the name of that ecosystem appears in a pop-up box. ​

The ecosystem tour starts on the next page of this map journal. Facebook Twitter Share Tap for details Swipe to explore. Map Skills & Geographic Reasoning. The World Factbook. People from nearly every country share information with CIA, and new individuals contact us daily.

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World Map / World Atlas / Atlas of the World including Geography Facts and Flags - worldatlas.com. Six Fun Games for Geography Awareness Week - And Tools To Make Your Own. Lizard Point Geography Quizzes clickable map quizzes for fun and learning. 22 maps and charts that will surprise you. By Ezra Klein on March 11, 2015 A good visualization helps you see what the data is telling you.

The best visualizations help you you see things you never thought the data would tell you. These 22 charts and maps were, at least for me, in that category: all of them told me something I found surprising. Some of them genuinely changed the way I think about the world. More than half the world's population lives inside this circleThis map can be summed up quite simply: a ton of people live in Asia. That circle encompasses China, India, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines, Burma, Thailand, South Korea, Nepal, Malaysia, North Korea, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia, and Bhutan.

Caitlin Dewey checked the math, and found that, yes, a bit more than 51 percent of the world’s population lives in those countries. Here a few surprising things you should know about America's oh-so-dysfunctional health care system. Here's what Pangea looks like mapped with modern political borders. Online Interactive Maps - Maps of all continents and U. S. Carte de l'activité volcanique en direct des volcans du monde. Colima, Mexique, 3860 mDépêche n°6980 du 07-04-2014Un point sur l'activité en cours sur le...Suite de cette dépêche pour le volcan Colima Etna, Italie, 3330 mDépêche n°6975 du 02-04-2014Une activité est de retour. Source :Suite de cette dépêche pour le volcan Etna Dépêche n°6964 du 27-03-2014Plus d'effusion ce matin.

Source :Blog...Suite de cette dépêche pour le volcan Etna Fuego, Guatemala, 3763 mDépêche n°6962 du 22-03-2014Une hausse de l'activité est constatée. Merapi, Indonésie, 2911 mDépêche n°6966 du 27-03-2014Puissante explosion aujourd'hui. Nishino-Shima, Japon, 38 mDépêche n°6979 du 06-04-2014L'effusion se poursuit. Nyamuragira, R.D. du Congo, 3058 mDépêche n°6990 du 14-04-2014L'éruption n'était qu'une rumeur. Dépêche n°6989 du 13-04-2014Une éruption semble en cours. Dépêche n°6986 du 11-04-2014Une sismicité importante a été relevée.

Ol Doinyo Lengaï, Tanzanie, 2890 mDépêche n°6974 du 02-04-2014Quelques nouvelles de ce volcan sur le. Geographic visualization tools. If you're on the beach, this map shows you what's across the ocean. Cost of Living Calculator: Compare the Cost of Living in Two Cities. World History Timeline - The FREE atlas of world history combining timelines and maps to navigate history.

Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before. MapMaker Interactive. 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that. Hopefully some of these maps will surprise you and you’ll learn something new. A few are important to know, some interpret and display data in a beautiful or creative way, and a few may even make you chuckle or shake your head.

If you enjoy this collection of maps, the Sifter highly recommends the r/MapPorn sub reddit. 1. Map by Google 2. Map via Wikimedia Commons 3. Map by Stuart Laycock (via The Telegraph) 4. Map by eatrio.net via Reddit Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. 5. Map by Business Management EU 6. Map by The New York Times 7. Map by Teepr on Reddit 8. Map by ChartsBin.com 9. Map by Phoenix B 1of3 10. Map by Carna Botnet via Reddit 11. Map by Vizual Statistix 12. 13. 14. 15. Google Earth Basics. Atlapedia® Online. 40 more maps that explain the world. Maps seemed to be everywhere in 2013, a trend I like to think we encouraged along with August's 40 maps that explain the world.

Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. You might consider this, then, a collection of maps meant to inspire your inner map nerd. I've searched far and wide for maps that can reveal and surprise and inform in ways that the daily headlines might not, with a careful eye for sourcing and detail. I've included a link for more information on just about every one. Enjoy. 1. Data source: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, World Bank. Those dots represent people: the brighter the dot, the more people. 2. Click to enlarge. Human beings first left Africa about 60,000 years ago in a series of waves that peopled the globe. 3. (Wikimedia commons) The Mongol conquests are difficult to fathom. 4. Click to enlarge. This map shows the Spanish and Portuguese empires at their height. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.