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World population and earthquake risk mapped

Standing out amongst mash-ups related to the recent terrible events in Japan is this striking cartogram from Benjamin Hennig of the Sasi Research Group, University of Sheffield, England. The map is a population cartogram – country shapes are distorted so … Continue reading

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3D Cartogram built from Lego

Samuel Granados uses the humble  Lego brick to create a 3d cartogram of immigration in the Americas. Each brick represents 10,000 immigrants. These are put together on top of a map, with immigration for each country represented by the combined … Continue reading

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