13 Fascinating Maps From The Ultra-Addictive Tumblr MapsOnTheWeb

We recently came across a tumblr called Maps on the Web.

It’s pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Lots of maps. And it’s mesmerizing. Not only are maps fun to look at, they also explain the world.

Here are 13 of our favourites from more recent postings:

1) Countries and the number of cities they have that are larger than the capital

2) The Shape Of Illinois’ 4th Congressional District

 

3) States’ country doppelgangers, by area

maps on the web

4) States’ country doppelgangers by population

maps on the web

5) Counties with more people than all of Wyoming

maps on the web

6) Weird Slovenia-Croatia border that goes through a restaurant.

maps on the web

7) Tiger habitats, 1850 (yellow) versus 2006 (green)

maps on the web

8) Counties with most thunderstorms watches

maps on the web

9) Counties with most tornado watches

maps on the web

10) Tornado probabilities, 1982 – 2011

maps on the web

11) Chicago’s gang territories

maps on the web

12) Austin’s city limits

maps on the web

13) The most famous brand states have produced

maps on the web

 

Check out all of the maps here —>

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