The world of power grids. Very revealing if you map it out.“Interconnected” means there is an AC connection and it’s synced. There may be some mistakes on the map, a lot of info is proprietary/hard to get. Grey areas have no high voltage lines, as is sort of implied. Of course the reality is way […]
Antarctica—0.00008 people per sq. km! McMurdo is by far the largest community on Antarctica with 1200 people in the summer and 250 in the winter. It’s located at the southernmost ice pack-free point on the continent. King George Island is home to a dozen smaller stations whose populations add up. In many cases the stations […]
The following are some low-effort maps I made in February 2019 that did not involve any number crunching or many hours of design work. I still think they are aesthetically good or interesting, so I sharing them here, all in one post.Turns out countries can function even with no constitution! One consequence of this is […]
(copied from Twitter) After reading about Blantyre, Malawi I got curious about other places that were renamed. Areas with significant English or Afrikaans presence avoided renaming.Shoutout to newly christened Eswatini. Also sorry for not including Madagascar, I got lazy.