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  • n. Plural form of cartogram.


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  • Diagrams (geometrical figures of all kinds) have been profitably used; ecclesiastical statistics also use what are called cartograms, or coloured representations of geographical surfaces.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • To visualize the data the research team created maps called cartograms, in which the sizes of states are based on the number of Twitter messages originating from them.

    NYT > Technology

  • Worldmapper is a wonderfully eye-opening collection of "cartograms," maps that resize geographical regions based on different variables, from birth rates and population to disease to aircraft flights and imports/exports.

    Boing Boing: May 14, 2006 - May 20, 2006 Archives

  • It consists of global maps, actually cartograms, each of which re-sizes the countries of the world according to some variable, such as population.


  • Check out the dynamic maps, cartograms dingbats, icons and yes.. cupcakes.

    Build Blog » On the Radar

  • The first one I linked to also had some good cartograms, where land area is modified to be proportional to population.


  • Worldmapper is a collection of cartograms, which are maps that combine numerical information with geography.

    Allan Jenkins' Desirable Roasted Coffee

  • Scarce posted some beautiful pre- and post-midterm election cartograms, proportionate to the local population, over at My Left Nutmeg.

    A Thursday Round-Up | spazeboy

  • Unlike poor Rand McNally, Ziller was not obliged to limit his cartograms to representations of the earth's familiar surface; no, his maps could and did indulge in languorous luxuriation, in psycho-cosmic ornament that may or may not be helpful to motorists seeking the most convenient route from there to here.

    Another Roadside Attraction

  • The geographical maps are distorted to represent the density of tweets in a data visualisation called cartograms.

    Shiny Shiny


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