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Five favorite mapsSep 29 2014

Bill Rankin of radicalcartography picks his five favorite maps. The historical meanderings of the Mississippi River map from an Army Corps of Engineers report is a favorite of mine too:

Mississippi Meandering

World population maps by latitude and longitudeAug 17 2010

From Bill Rankin's excellent Radical Cartography, maps of the world's population graphed by latitude and longitude. Here's the latitude map:

World population by latitude

You can almost see the Guns, Germs, and Steel in there.

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