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stephenkennedy:

Hak Nam, “the City of Darkness”, the old Walled City of Kowloon has come down. Many people in Hong Kong, both Chinese and foreign, for whom it was never more than a disgusting rumour, believed it went years ago. Not so. Almost to the end it retained its seedy magnificence. It had never looked more impudent, more desperate, more evil to some eyes, more weirdly beautiful to others.

stephenkennedy:

Hak Nam, “the City of Darkness”, the old Walled City of Kowloon has come down. Many people in Hong Kong, both Chinese and foreign, for whom it was never more than a disgusting rumour, believed it went years ago. Not so. Almost to the end it retained its seedy magnificence. It had never looked more impudent, more desperate, more evil to some eyes, more weirdly beautiful to others.

maptacular:

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic
There’s less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it’s gone.

maptacular:

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic

There’s less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it’s gone.

(via mapsandshhtuff)

thelandofmaps:

[OS] ISS night photo of Prague compared to its boundary [2673x1666]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

[OS] ISS night photo of Prague compared to its boundary [2673x1666]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

giseducenter:

The formation of the United States. Source.

giseducenter:

The formation of the United States. Source.

DataShine Census provides a detailed view into United Kingdom 2011 census data. Population, housing, income, commute, and other variables are available.

giseducenter:

This map shows the major transmission lines (345 kV or more) of the US power grid. Read the article: 11 maps that explain the US energy system.

giseducenter:

This map shows the major transmission lines (345 kV or more) of the US power grid. Read the article: 11 maps that explain the US energy system.

climateadaptation:

The entire city of Florence, Italy is the same size as this highway interchange in Atlanta, Georgia. Via

climateadaptation:

The entire city of Florence, Italy is the same size as this highway interchange in Atlanta, Georgia. Via

(via stephenkennedy)

rodhunt:

New York Circle LIne Sightseeing Cruises 101 New York Sights Map - Compare the rough drawing to the final artwork. Illustration by Rod Hunt

Illustration © Rod Hunt 2014 - View full portfolio here

(via mapsandshhtuff)

The Smoking Divide
A new analysis of federal smoking data reveals that although the national smoking rate has been falling, there is a clear geographic divide. Poorer counties, like some in Kentucky, have experienced smaller declines than wealthier counties.
Map via NYT

The Smoking Divide

new analysis of federal smoking data reveals that although the national smoking rate has been falling, there is a clear geographic divide. Poorer counties, like some in Kentucky, have experienced smaller declines than wealthier counties.

Map via NYT

stephenkennedy:

Hak Nam, “the City of Darkness”, the old Walled City of Kowloon has come down. Many people in Hong Kong, both Chinese and foreign, for whom it was never more than a disgusting rumour, believed it went years ago. Not so. Almost to the end it retained its seedy magnificence. It had never looked more impudent, more desperate, more evil to some eyes, more weirdly beautiful to others.

stephenkennedy:

Hak Nam, “the City of Darkness”, the old Walled City of Kowloon has come down. Many people in Hong Kong, both Chinese and foreign, for whom it was never more than a disgusting rumour, believed it went years ago. Not so. Almost to the end it retained its seedy magnificence. It had never looked more impudent, more desperate, more evil to some eyes, more weirdly beautiful to others.

thelandofmaps:

The Historic Distribution of Coffea aribica [1224×792]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

The Historic Distribution of Coffea aribica [1224×792]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

maptacular:

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic
There’s less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it’s gone.

maptacular:

First of Its Kind Map Reveals Extent of Ocean Plastic

There’s less than expected on the surface. Scientists are trying to find where in the ocean it’s gone.

(via mapsandshhtuff)

thelandofmaps:

[OS] ISS night photo of Prague compared to its boundary [2673x1666]CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

[OS] ISS night photo of Prague compared to its boundary [2673x1666]
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

giseducenter:

The formation of the United States. Source.

giseducenter:

The formation of the United States. Source.

DataShine Census provides a detailed view into United Kingdom 2011 census data. Population, housing, income, commute, and other variables are available.

giseducenter:

This map shows the major transmission lines (345 kV or more) of the US power grid. Read the article: 11 maps that explain the US energy system.

giseducenter:

This map shows the major transmission lines (345 kV or more) of the US power grid. Read the article: 11 maps that explain the US energy system.

climateadaptation:

The entire city of Florence, Italy is the same size as this highway interchange in Atlanta, Georgia. Via

climateadaptation:

The entire city of Florence, Italy is the same size as this highway interchange in Atlanta, Georgia. Via

(via stephenkennedy)

rodhunt:

New York Circle LIne Sightseeing Cruises 101 New York Sights Map - Compare the rough drawing to the final artwork. Illustration by Rod Hunt

Illustration © Rod Hunt 2014 - View full portfolio here

(via mapsandshhtuff)

The Smoking Divide
A new analysis of federal smoking data reveals that although the national smoking rate has been falling, there is a clear geographic divide. Poorer counties, like some in Kentucky, have experienced smaller declines than wealthier counties.
Map via NYT

The Smoking Divide

new analysis of federal smoking data reveals that although the national smoking rate has been falling, there is a clear geographic divide. Poorer counties, like some in Kentucky, have experienced smaller declines than wealthier counties.

Map via NYT

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