25 Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

Posted by on December 5, 2013

Over the last few months it seems that maps have been all the rage. We here at List25 decided to jump on the bandwagon and highlight some of our favorites. These are 25 maps that will change the way you see the world.



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This map shows the world divided into 7 sections with each section containing 1 billion people

imgur.com/BMTK5.png

24

This map shows where 2 percent of Australia's population lives

imgur.com/yqVDQ9t.png

23

It may not come as a surprise but more people live inside the circle than outside of it

i.imgur.com/CK6aONG.jpg

22

This map shows what is on the other side of the world from where you are standing. For the most part it will probably be water.

wikipedia

21

Apparently you can't get Big Macs everywhere. This map shows the countries that have McDonalds in red

reddit.com

20

This time the countries in red drive on the right side of the road

reddit.com

19

The countries in white are the ones that England has never invaded. There are only 22 of them

telegraph

18

These were all of the world's internet connections in 1969

reddit

17

And these are all the countries that heavily restrict internet access today

wikipedia

16

These countries were all communist at one point in time

reddit

15

These are the countries that don't use the metric system

wikipedia

14

This is a map of where google street view is available

google

13

These are all the landlocked nations of the world

imgur.com

12

And this is what the world would look like if all the countries with coastlines sank

reddit

11

This is a map of the all the rivers in the United States

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nelsonminar/8747607969/in/set-72157633504361549/

10

And these are all the rivers that feed into the Mississippi River

wikipedia

9

This is a rather depressing map of the highest paid public employees in the United States

flowingdata.com

8

And this is the United States on the moon

geekologie.com

7

This is the longest straight line you can sail. It goes from Pakistan all the way to Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia for a total of 20000 miles

imgur.com/rQlk4.png

6

This is a map of 19th century shipping lanes that outlines the continents

reddit

5

This map shows every country that has ever operated an aircraft carrier

wikipedia

4

This map highlights the countries with the most skyscrapers in red and orange

reddit

3

This map shows the world's largest donors of foreign aid

2

These are all of the most photographed places in the world

oanda.com



1

And this is all the places where you can get eaten by a Great White Shark

wikipedia