32 Maps That Will Teach You Something New About the World
Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Maps are a great tool and can help us understand how we are all connected. Below you will find a collection of informative maps that will hopefully teach you something new and give you a fresh perspective of our amazing planet and those that inhabit it. 1. If You’re on the Beach, This is What’s Across the Ocean The map above shows the countries that are due east and west from points along the coasts of North and South America. 2. The oceanic pole of inaccessibility (48°52.6′S 123°23.6′W) is the place in the ocean that is farthest from land. 3. 4. 6. 7. 9. 11. 12. 13. 14. 16. 17. The longest distance you can travel between two points in straight line without crossing any ocean or any major water bodies goes from Liberia to China. 18. 19. This map points out the highly uneven spatial distribution of (geotagged) Wikipedia articles in 44 language versions of the encyclopaedia. 20. 21. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 32.
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