GIS Thoughts

Worldmapper: cartograms online

air travel map

Worldmapper a site devloped by a group of academics led by Danny Dorling is a great example of the power of maps or is this case cartograms to communicate information. With the current interest in global inequalities, a map such as the one above showing air travel delivers a very strong message.

Look at the relative size of the UK, the area represents all those easyJet and Ryanair flights we have grown to love so much…

Written and submitted from home, using my home 802.11 network.

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