Wednesday, April 30, 2014

40 Maps That Won't Explain Anything - Part 2

Here's the second installment of 40 Maps That Won't Explain Anything - Part 1 with a snarky explanation about this series is here.

11. Hand painted map of submarine fiber optic cables. A zoomable version is here.
12. James Niehues makes pretty ski area maps. Here's Mt Alyeska in Alaska with the aurora borealis lighting up the sky.
13. Upside down 1963 Esso map for travelers going from New York to Florida.
14. "Eastern Shore of Virginia - Most Fertile Trucking Area in the United States" G.L. Webster Canning Co.

15. Map of San Seriffe - from a Guardian April fool's prank.
16. Majority Home Heating Fuel Type - Washington. From the American Community Survey.
17. TweetMap - heat map showing where people were tweeting using the hashtag #Phillies last summer.
18. The Tacony Hoagie Trail in Northeast Philadelphia. Go for a healthy hike!
19. The Japan Railways System
20. 1915 stamp featuring a map of Mexico

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