VERY INTERESTING MAPS WHICH HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD

1. This map shows the world divided into 7 sections (each with a distinct colour) with each section containing 1 billion people.

 


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2. This map shows (in white) where 98 percent of Australia ‘s population lives.




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3. It may not come as a surprise but more people live inside the circle than outside of it.




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4. This map shows what is on the other side of the world from where you are standing.  For the most part it will probably be water.


 


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5. Apparently you can’t get Big Macs everywhere.  This map shows (in red) the countries that have McDonalds.


 


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6. This map shows the countries (in blue) where people drive on the left side of the road.


 


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7. This map shows countries (in white) that England has never invaded.  There are only 22 of them.


 


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8. The line in this map shows all of the world’s Internet connections in 1969.




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9. This map shows the countries that heavily restricted Internet access in 2013.




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10. This map shows (in red) countries that were all Communist at one point in time.




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11. This map shows (in red) the countries that don’t use the metric system.




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12. This map shows (in blue) places where Google street view is available.




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13. This map shows (in green) all the landlocked countries of the world.




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14. And this is what the world would look like if all the countries with coast lines sank.




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15. This is a map of the all the rivers in the United States .


 


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16. And these are all the rivers that feed into the Mississippi River .




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17. This is a map of the highest paid public employees in the United States .




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18. This map shows how much space the United States would occupy on the moon.




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19. This map shows the longest straight line you can sail.  It goes from Pakistan all the way to Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia for a total of 20,000 miles.




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20. This is a map of 19th century shipping lanes that outlines the continents.




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21. This map shows (in navy blue) every country that has ever operated an aircraft carrier.




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22. This map highlights the countries (in red and orange) with the most skyscrapers.




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23. This map shows (in red, orange, and yellow) the world’s largest donors of foreign aid with red being the biggest donor.


 


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24. This map shows the most photographed places in the world.


 


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25. And this map shows all the places where you can get eaten by a Great White shark!


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End of show.

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72 thoughts on “VERY INTERESTING MAPS WHICH HELP YOU TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD

  1. Reblogged this on Mel Cusick-Jones and commented:
    Just some random surfing on a Sunday afternoon and I come across this on the lovely Reading Ape’s site… Who knew you had almost as many countries with a McDonalds, as there are locations around the world that you can become fast food yourself, for a great white shark? I do like quirky factoids like these.

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  2. Fascinating show, Chris! Thank you for sharing! I learn something new every time I read your posts! Is your head getting too big with all the knowledge you have? Lol!

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