Cool Maps of the World

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There are many ways to see the world~! Population, vegetation, trade, flags, alphabets, water, MacDonald’s, oil trade, and a lot more. I found these maps to be interesting and thought provoking. It just takes a moment to scroll through these world pictures. It is a very cool visual presentation.

Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders

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Flag Map of the World

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The World Divided Into 7 Regions,
Each with a Population of 1 Billion

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Map of Time Zones in Antarctica

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Worldwide Map of Oil Import And Export Flows

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World Map of the Different Writing Systems

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Map of Contiguous United States
Overlaid on the Moon

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McDonald’s Across the World

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Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country

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Overall Water Risk Around the World

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World Map of Vegetation on Earth

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Reversed Map with Southern Hemisphere at Top of Map (because position of North is arbitrary)

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Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day

(On the other site this is a moving image, showing day and night. It is one of my favorite maps, but doesn’t work on my freebie-blog. Make sure to look for it on the Twisted Sifter blog.)

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Countries That Do Not Use the Metric Systemmap-of-countires-that-use-metric-system-vs-imperial

Visualizing Global Population Density

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What revelations have you had looking at these maps? I love comments~!
Click here to link to more cool maps of the world on the Twisted Sifter Blog~!
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