Maps Archive:

A nice interactive map of daily sunlight.

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A modern representation of old rail and ferry routes in the mid-atlantic.

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Nice laser cut maps of a number of cities based on openstreetmap vectors.

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Three very nice articles analyzing voting patterns:

Razor thin margins in important swing states:

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What counties swung to the other party:

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And an elegant but slightly hard to understand look at urban/rural differences:

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Well, actually all maps lie, in some ways or another. This is a nice article about what is wrong with election maps, and some weird maps that try to make them lie less.

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An interested analysis, but not too surprising if you are already aware of DC income distributions. (via WashingtonPost blog article)

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Who doesn’t like goats?

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This awesome map shows what really is over the horizon as you gaze across the waves.

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 Strava has created a global heat map of running and biking data (77,688,848 rides and 19,660,163 runs).

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Amazingly detailed map of highways. Done in Illustrator, apparently. Part of me is not sure why you would do it, however.

Highways of the United States of America

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Somewhat obvious, but fun to look at the details. The original NYT article points out some of the more contentious borders.

 

Judgmental Maps

In: Culture Maps

29 Apr 2014

What’s not to love about these? (more)

Baltimore, MDby The Notorious DGD
The Notorious DGD Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.

San Francisco, CAby Dan Steiner
Dan Steiner Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.

Northern Virginia (Arlington, VA)by Robert Thompson
Robert Thompson. Copr. 2014. All Rights Reserved.


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