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McKinley Lake near Cordova, Alaska

Which States Have the Highest Percentage of Water Area?

Caitlin Dempsey

Which states have the highest percentage by area of perennial water? And which states have the lowest amount of perennial water?

Map showing the streams and waterbodies of the US with data from the USGS, 2014. Map: Yau, FlowingData.

A Modern Statistical Atlas of the United States with an 1870s Twist

Caitlin Dempsey

Modern data maps of the United States based on government data, produced to look like maps created in the 1870s.

The 25th Anniversary of the U.S. Census Bureau’s TIGER Project

Rebecca Maxwell

It is something that many of us take for granted every day. If we need to find directions to an ...