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Mesmerizing Topographical Maps That Show The World In A New Light

List RulesVote up the maps of the world's terrain that give you a new perspective.

While we all realize there are mountains, valleys, and changes in terrain all over the world, it can be hard to visualize that when looking at the typical map. Sometimes it takes seeing actual changes in geography to realize just how diverse the terrain in any given area is. Artist Miguel Valenzuela has created multiple representations of topographical maps of places around that world that truly capture the beauty of the different landscapes on his Instagram account @mappdoutofficial

Using vivid color and in-depth detail, the topographical maps @mappdoutofficial creates show what plain maps lack - and they are hard to stop looking at. Check out these cool topographic maps and vote up the ones that give you a new perspective on the world.