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Maps Offer a Different Perspective on Understanding the World We Live in (40 pics + 1 gif + 1 video)

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Where Google Street View is Available

Countries That Do Not Use the Metric System

The Only 22 Countries in the World Britain Has Not Invaded (not shown: Sao Tome and Principe)

Map of ‘Pangea’ with Current International Borders

Pangea was a supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras, forming about 300 million years ago. It began to break apart around 200 million years ago. The single global ocean which surrounded Pangaea is accordingly named Panthalassa.

McDonald’s Across the World

Paid Maternal Leave Around the World

The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country

Worldwide Driving Orientation by Country

Map of Time Zones in Antarctica

Global Internet Usage Based on Time of Day

The World’s Busiest Air Routes in 2012

Visualizing Global Population Density

Flag Map of the World

Map of Alcohol Consumption Around the World

Map of Alcoholic Drink Popularity by Country

Map of Rivers in the Contiguous United States

US Map of the Highest Paid Public Employees by State

World Map of Earthquakes Since 1898

Map of Where 29,000 Rubber Duckies Made Landfall After Falling off a Cargo Ship in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean

Map of Countries with the Most Violations of Bribery

World Map of Vegetation on Earth

Average Age of First Sexual Intercourse by Country

If the World’s Population Lived in One City

The Number of Researchers per Million Inhabitants
Around the World

Worldwide Map of Oil Import And Export Flows

The 7000 Rivers that Feed into the Mississippi River

World Map of the Different Writing Systems

Worldwide Annual Coffee Consumption Per Capita

The Economic Center of Gravity Since 1 AD

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

Earth’s Population by Latitude and Longitude

Map of Contiguous United States
Overlaid on the Moon

Frequency of Lightning Strikes Throughout the World

Overall Water Risk Around the World

The Most Dangerous Areas in the World
To Ship Due to Pirates

Area Codes in Which Ludacris Claims to Have H*es
(song reference)

Where 2% of Australia’s Population Lives

The Longest Straight Line You Can Sail on Earth
(Pakistan to Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – 20000 miles)

Map of Europe Showing Literal
Chinese Translations for Country Names

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

World Map Tattoo with Countries Visited Coloured

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