Human Transportation

In: Global Economy Maps Science

20 Oct 2009

Similar in concept to the US McDonalds map, this map colors how long it takes to get to a city of 50,000 people from any location in the world. (via Simple Complexity & Visual Complexity)

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the same New Scientist gallery has a map of roads, trains, shipping lanes, and navigable rivers (we’re pretty much everywhere).

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Traveling Distance to The City :: DeaneBarker.net

October 21st, 2009 at 5:07 pm

[…] Human Population: This is a great map showing the amount of time it takes to get to a town of 50,000 people. […]

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November 6th, 2009 at 10:16 am

[…] much of the earth can humans now access?  Some images developed by the New Scientist (via ChartPorn) give us some great visuals showing just how thoroughly we’ve colonized the (non-ocean) […]

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November 7th, 2009 at 4:06 am

[…] much of the earth can humans now access?  Some images developed by the New Scientist (via ChartPorn) give us some great visuals showing just how thoroughly we’ve colonized the (non-ocean) […]

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