Note: this post is from 2007, outbound links may be broken.

Worldmapper – The world as you’ve never seen it before

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Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.

Here’s an example to clarify what Worldmapper does.

Worldmapper - Affected by Disasters
Worldmapper – Affected by Disasters

Of all people affected by disasters between 1975 and 2004, 43% live in Southern Asia, 41% live in Eastern Asia, and 5% live in Southeastern Africa.

Check Worldmapper for more of these maps which put things “in perspective”.

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