Tag Archives: world maps

Map Monday: a look at the world’s most precious resource – water

This Map Monday was inspired by a link shared with me by my friend Mark Kirby. Thanks, Mark. It’s not exactly a map, but the diagrams and narrative in this Visual Capitalist article are very interesting and well worth a … Continue reading

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Map Monday: a potpourri of world maps

This week, something for everyone, I hope. Sharks versus humans.  Humans are terrified of sharks, but clearly it should be the other way around. These are typical killings of sharks by humans and humans by sharks in a given year. … Continue reading

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Map Monday: looking at the history of maps

Thanks to a suggestion from a kind reader (thanks, Karl), today we’re going to take a quick trip through the history of world maps. Stop and think about it for a minute. As I’ve tried to show through past Map … Continue reading

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Getting relief from troubling times through nature – and maps

Today is Map Monday, but all the maps I’ve been looking at are awfully depressing. They seem to offer yet more evidence of what poor decisions humans have made throughout history. I thought I’d see what maps I could find … Continue reading

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Map Monday: from COVID action to where the people aren’t, for starters

Welcome back to Map Monday. A few interesting maps have landed in my email this past week that I thought I’d share. If you’d like to explore any of the topics more, I encourage you to follow the links. Coronavirus … Continue reading

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Map Monday: global trade is an ancient tradition

For some reason, we talk about the global economy and its advantages and disadvantages as if it’s some revolutionary idea we’ve come up since WWII. Not at all. And now that relationships and economies around the world are feeling somewhat … Continue reading

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Map Monday: what are map projections and why do we need more than one?

The map in last week’s Map Monday showing how many countries and continents could fit into the same size as Africa surprised many readers. These are the same readers who know a lot about geography. Just goes to show how … Continue reading

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Map Monday: nice and easy

I’ve posted more than usual this past week and so, to spare my readers too much stress and strain, I’m going to keep this week’s Map Monday nice and light. No history lessons, no cultural or ideological discussions, just a … Continue reading

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