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Mapping Population Density

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I found these cartograms from an article in the Telegraph and was immediately impressed. The cartograms originated here and use data from the Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project as to create the intriguing images. You can use the map in the previous link to look at any country’s population cartogram, here are a few that stood out to me:

 

This series of cartograms shows some imbalanced populations (such as the pictured Australia) by highlighting countries that have established forward capitals.  Question to ponder: Do forward capitals change the demographic regions of a country significantly enough to justify moving the capital? 


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Joe Andrade's curator insight, August 5, 2013 10:21 PM

Interseting way to visualy map population density.

Lona Pradeep Parad's curator insight, May 28, 7:28 PM

It's a creative and vial way to map population density. 

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[VIDEO] 3D city models - automated processes

To enable as many cities as possible to have their own 3D city model, the specialists from 3D Reality Maps, perfected the next generation of high resolution 3D landscape models, and the technology for 3D modeling of cities.

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