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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.

100 outstanding interactive maps of 2015 – part 2

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.

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.

19 thought-provoking maps that will change how you see the world

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. 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.

Explore a Tapestry of World Ecosystems

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. You can read more about the research in this blog post. 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. Map Skills & Geographic Reasoning.

The World Factbook. The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

The World Factbook

We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Contact Information Submit questions or comments online By postal mail: Central Intelligence Agency Office of Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20505. 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.

22 maps and charts that will surprise you

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.

Carte de l'activité volcanique en direct des volcans du monde

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. 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. YouTube Help The URL to a YouTube video must be the full length url.

MapMaker Interactive

To ensure you are using the correct URL, visit your video on youtube.com. The URL to your video will be in your browser's address (see photo for an example) 40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World. 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.

40 more 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.