55 minus 13: Aren’t maps fun?

Posted: 4 August 2019 in 55 minus

It’s been a weird week, and some stuff happened which has grown me a bit, so I’m invoking Blogger’s Prerogative and doing an easy one today, just images from an old favourite…


If you’ve not come across the place before, well,


Worldmapper is a collection of world maps called cartograms, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.

Here are some odder ones…

Heatwaves 2001 – 2017

100 plus year olds, 2015

Jewish population 2005

Estimated births 2020

Nobel Prize – all Laureates 1901-2018


English language 2018

Football World Cup wins 1930-2014

worldmappers.org – Aren’t maps fun?

See you tomorrow, with something else.

This post is part of a series of blog entries, counting down to my fifty-fifth birthday on 17th August 2019. You can see the other posts in the run by clicking here.

  1. Maps are indeed lots of fun! I think I’ve become addicted to collecting them. I just wish I could practice designing them more often. Heaven knows that I’ve accumulated a big enough tool-kit for that hobby/career!

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