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New Map: School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think

New Map: School Funding Inequality, Often Measured By State, Is Far Worse Nationally Than You Think | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
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25 maps that explain the English language

25 maps that explain the English language | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
From Beowulf to Wikipedia, here's how English grew, spread, and changed.
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12 Ways to Map the Midwest

12 Ways to Map the Midwest | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
What is the Midwest? There’s been a lot of debate about this question among folks passionate about such thing. But it defies easy definition. Here are eleven ways various people have taken a …
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Islamic State: The Dutch Teen Who Maps the Jihadists

Islamic State: The Dutch Teen Who Maps the Jihadists | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
One of the foremost cartographers of Islamic state conflict is a 19-year-old from Amsterdam. Now that he's graduated from high school, he's preparing to take his activism to the next level.
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27 Facts About Maps - mental_floss on YouTube - List Show (317) - YouTube

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John shares 27 facts about maps. ---- Mental Floss Video on Twit...
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A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is

A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it

Jason Davies created the Voronoi diagrams above to show the airport that is nearest to every point on the surface of the earth. Only large airports with scheduled services are depicted here.

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Bad Maps Are Everywhere These Days. Here's How to Avoid Being Fooled

Bad Maps Are Everywhere These Days. Here's How to Avoid Being Fooled | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
Tips from a geographer who's seen it all.
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The true size of ...

This site is used to highlight the distortion issues caused by the Mercator map projection. It can be used to show the true size of countries
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Map: The fall of the Soviet Union made the world more wooded

Map: The fall of the Soviet Union made the world more wooded | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
How politics shaped nature in eastern Europe.
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What Crimea teaches us about the perils of personalized maps

What Crimea teaches us about the perils of personalized maps | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
If the Internet serves up infinitely customizable versions of the real world, how will we know what we're not seeing and agree on what we are?
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Mapping the Nation | Geography Education-via @APHumanGeog

Mapping the Nation | Geography Education-via @APHumanGeog | Southmoore AP Human Geography | Scoop.it
This link is a companion site to the book, "Mapping the Nation: History & Cartography in 19th Century America" by Susan Schulten; The author and publisher have made all of the images available digitally, and they are organized by chapter as well ...
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