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Worldmapper selection

February 28, 2010

Worldmapper has moved on a lot since I last looked — which was at least a couple of years ago. These are the cartograms which “re-size each territory according to the variable being mapped”. There’s now a huge selection of maps and a handful of animations. Here are a few good ‘uns. You need to have at least a rough mental idea of these two maps (land area and population) to make sense of the others:

Land area

Total population

© Copyright 2006 SASI Group (University of Sheffield) and Mark Newman (University of Michigan). Same goes for all maps below the fold.

I’ll resist the temptation to provide commentary, as most of these speak for themselves.