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Maps Of The World That Will Make You Say 'Whoa'

Updated August 4, 2020 82.6k votes 13.7k voters 350.3k views16 items

List RulesVote up the global maps that surprise you by visually laying out data on a worldwide scale.

Maps can be useful for so much more than simply locating borders or figuring out bus routes. Maps of the world can visually illustrate how humans move around the globe, what cultures value, how nations relate to one another, and even how innumerable animal species inhabit this starship Earth. These are the most interesting planet-spanning maps on r/mapp*rn, so vote up the ones that shifted your worldview just a little.

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    Map That Proves All Roads In Europe Lead To Rome

    Map That Proves All Roads In Europe Lead To Rome
    Photo: u/carefreefish40 / Reddit
    5,421
    484
    Whoa?
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    Underwater Cables That Sustain The Internet

    Underwater Cables That Sustain The Internet
    Photo: u/[deleted] / Reddit
    7,712
    954
    Whoa?
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    Each Stripe Contains 10% Of The Global Population

    6,764
    912
    Whoa?
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    Railway Networks Around The Globe

    4,325
    617
    Whoa?