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The Map is not the territory. Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before. SHOW®/WORLD - A New Way To Look At The World. Maps and Apps for EveryoneEasy online discovery, access, visualization, and dissemination of geospatial information. Maps on the Web. Maps on the Web: Archive. Strange Maps. Mappe, Europa e Lingua. Mappa dei dialetti in Italia. Europe etymology maps 1. Languages of Europe. Religions and Language Families in Europe.[[MORE]]... Germanic languages and main dialect groups in Europe. La Svizzera linguistica. Map My Surname. 23 maps and charts on language. By Dylan Matthews on April 15, 2015 "The limits of my language," the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein once posited, "mean the limits of my world.

23 maps and charts on language

" Explaining everything within the limits of the world is probably too ambitious a goal for a list like this. But here are 23 maps and charts that can hopefully illuminate small aspects of how we manage to communicate with one another. The basics Indo-European language rootsMinna Sundberg, a Finnish-Swedish comic artist, created this beautiful tree to illustrate both the relationships between European and central Asian languages generally, as well as a smaller but still striking point: Finnish has less in common with, say, Swedish than Persian or Hindi do.

Language divides Bilingualism Who in Europe speaks EnglishMany countries have more than one commonly used language, with many residents learning two or more. English American English. How to pronounce “G” in different European languages. How to Say 'raccoon' in Europe. Hypothetical map of Europe if regional independence movements were to split European countries into smaller sovereign states. Walled West. Light pollution map. 8 Maps Showing How The US Fits Into The Rest Of The World. How the US Population Fits in Europe by reddit user jackblack2323 The US is the third most populous country on earth, with over 320 million people according the current U.S.

8 Maps Showing How The US Fits Into The Rest Of The World

Census Population Clock. Yet, only around 4.4% of the world’s people live in the country and considering it’s only the 180th most densely populated country on earth, it’s rather sparsely populated. Moreover, if the US ever wanted to catch-up with China (most populated) or India (soon to be most populated), it would have to increase its population fourfold (1.2 billion+).

Even then, this would still only make it the 89th most densely populated country on earth (assuming of course no population changes in any other country). 22 maps that explore modern America. The US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures. How Much Land the Federal Government Owns Will Surprise You. The rough beauty of the American West seems as far as you can get from the polished corridors of power in Washington DC.

How Much Land the Federal Government Owns Will Surprise You

Until you look at the title to the land. The federal government owns large tracts of the western states: from a low of 29.9% in Montana, already more than the national average, up to a whopping 84.5% in Nevada. This map, depicting the distribution and share of federal land per state, was first published on this blog way back in 2008. Nevertheless, it keeps accumulating comments and hits at a steady pace, and is still frequently shared around. Unlike hundreds of other random maps, this one has become a perennial. The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature's Most Epic Road Trips. The above map is the result of a painstaking and admittedly quixotic effort to catalog the country as it has been described in the American road-tripping literature.

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

It includes every place-name reference in 12 books about cross-country travel, from Mark Twain’s Roughing It (1872) to Cheryl Strayed’s Wild (2012), and maps the authors’ routes on top of one another. You can track an individual writer’s descriptions of the landscape as they traveled across it, or you can zoom in to see how different authors have written about the same place at different times. Most interestingly of all, for me at least, you can ruminate about what those differences say about American travel, American writing, American history. A word to close readers: I hand-typed most of these 1,500-plus entries and located their coordinates as best I could. Some were difficult to track down. Australian Aboriginal Map - Indigenous Instyle. Click on this image to continue to enlarge it and then again to zoom in further.

Australian Aboriginal Map - Indigenous Instyle

Australian Aboriginal Art in the Top End – Australian Aboriginal Map The Northern Territory of Australia contains an abundance of Aboriginal art. Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. - Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World. Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling.

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of countries in relation to one another. In fact, many passionate cartographers take pride in creating maps that present relevant knowledge through a visual medium. Whether they're on topics concerning population density, educational level, or even a gauge of internet usage across the world, each serves a purpose of sharing data to enlighten minds.

An ever-growing collection of informative maps are available through ChartsBin, Target Map, and the MapPorn subreddit. Top map: reddit. 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.

40 maps that explain the world

So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. A majority are original to this blog, with others from a variety of sources. I've included a link for further reading on close to every one. 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 infographics can really help bring data and information to life.

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

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. The Geography of Empathy and Apathy. Compassion is tricky.

The Geography of Empathy and Apathy

Solidarity is a minefield. Did you add the French tricolour to your Facebook profile picture? If not, are you a heartless bastard, or worse, an apologist for the terrorists who killed over 120 innocent civilians in Paris? Croissance et décroissance de la population mondiale : 2005-2010. Interactive: Here’s why men on earth outnumber women by 60 million — Quartz. En Europe, des revendications identitaires multiformes, par Cécile Marin (Le Monde diplomatique, novembre 2014) Sects of Islam. The Map Of Native American Tribes - kplu. Finding an address on a map can be taken for granted in the age of GPS and smartphones.

The Map Of Native American Tribes - kplu

But centuries of forced relocation, disease and genocide have made it difficult to find where many Native American tribes once lived. Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has pinpointed the locations and original names of hundreds of American Indian nations before their first contact with Europeans. Early Indian Tribes, Culture Areas, and Linguistic Stocks (Map ca. 1967)

The Range and Ranch Cattle Area of the United States, 1884. – turok23

ABC Online Indigenous - Interactive Map. Vegetarianism as a percentage of population in India. Malaria Maps. Lion distribution. Interactive maps and visualizations.