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Google improves maps of secretive North Korea, but you can forget Street View | Digital Trends

Google improves maps of secretive North Korea, but you can forget Street View | Digital Trends | Special Purpose Maps | Scoop.it
Google's updated maps for North Korea may not be of much use to the country's citizens just now – few have cars and even fewer have access to the Internet – but for anyone intrigued by the secretive state, along with South Koreans who have...

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Special Purpose Maps and Topography

Watch this video to learn more about maps we study in geography.

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Life expectancy at birth by country - Thematic Map - World

Life expectancy at birth by country - Thematic Map - World | Special Purpose Maps | Scoop.it

Demographic site where you can see thematic maps based on demographics of your choosing....


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The world map of chocolate (made out of chocolate)

The world map of chocolate (made out of chocolate) | Special Purpose Maps | Scoop.it
You may be focussing on chocolate over the weekend - but where does it come from? A global trade analysed. In chocolate (this is what maps are made for!

 

What is the geography of chocolate like?  There is a dark side (no pun intended) to the production of cocoa in many places such as West Africa. 


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Edelin Espino's curator insight, December 5, 2014 11:06 AM

I hope the production keep growing up. We need more chocolate and specially in Africa. 

Brendan Cooke's curator insight, August 16, 11:16 PM

This artical is about the origin of where cocoa beans are harvested from and sent to around the world. It also adds the amount of cocoa beans harvested in each area.It is a quick overview of where the transportation of cocoa beans starts.


The page is an excellent site for quickly reviewing where cocoa beans are grown and transported from.


The site is relevant to my page because it informs the reader of where cocoa originates and the quantities it's farmed in.

Tennille Houghton's curator insight, August 28, 3:22 AM
this is just about the production and how its changed from where it originally comes from 
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Google Unveils Detailed Map of NKorea

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Google's maps of North Korea show streets, monuments and gulags. (Google Unveils Detailed Map of NKorea: Google's maps of North Korea show streets, monuments and gulags. ...


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Thematic Maps - Business Geography Decisions

Thematic maps, pie charts - how to create.

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Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization (2nd Edition)

Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization


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PowerPoint & Keynote Solutions from Chillibreeze's curator insight, January 12, 2013 2:44 PM

The Amazon review are good - seems expensive.