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A Closer Look at the US Geographically (19 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Funny » Humor   8 Feb 2013   / 7348 views

These maps will give you a better understanding of the United States in relation to the rest of the world.

 

Alaska x The Contiguous United States

Brazil x The United States

Argentina X The United States

Chile x The United States

Iran x The United States

Saudia Arabia x The United States

Libya x The United States

The Sudan* x The United States

*before South Sudan officially became an independent state on July 9th, 2011

The Democratic Republic of Congo x The United States

Madagascar x The United States

Japan x The United States

North Korea x The United States

Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos vs The United States

China x The United States

Russia x The United States

India x The United States

The United States x Africa

The U.S. vs The World

Maps are just all wrong. Here's how the world map should look according to "The West Wing":

Ah, the politics of map design.

The Gall-Peters Projection world map

While originally created by James Gall in 1885, the Gall-Peters Projection came into public consciousness in 1967 when Arno Peters championed it as a more accurate representation of the size of countries. It was considered controversial for calling into question the way the "third-world" is represented.



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crispy 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
Waaaa! Cry me a river. Social equality my ass. If they want social equality they should have made their civilizations into something other than a cesspool. 90% of Africa and 100% of South America were nothing until Europeans came along.
       
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Elbereth 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
Social equality I reckon is beyond any governments ability. However it does make a statement, that we don't know where anything really is, and that changes our perception of our planet!
What maps do N.A.S.A. use? What do the photographs from space tell us about the placement of our continents?
       
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Johny 1 year ago MARK AS SPAM
#18 - Have you ever wanted to be in the center of attention so bad you cut Asia in half???

Well, that escalated quickly.
Deal with it!
       
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