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Geography of Billionaires: Mapping Nationalities and Residency

Caitlin Dempsey

Forbes recently released an updated list of the world’s billionaires.  The listing contains the ranking for 1,226 individuals and families ...

Noncontiguous cartogram showing population density within Europe. (Source: Vinny Burgoo). Projection: Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area. Data: January 2008 population data from Eurostat.

Area Cartogram Maps Explored

Caitlin Dempsey

Area cartogram maps are maps of non-absolute space where the areal extent is in proportion to some measured value.  Cartogram ...

First Thematic Maps

Caitlin Dempsey

Zachary Forest Johnson provides an overview on Indiemaps.com on the first published instances of each of the six most commonly ...