27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

August 18, 2013 8:28 pm 1 comment Views: 7294

Throw out your globe. We’ve got some explaining to do.

1. Pangea with modern political borders:

Pangea with modern political borders:

Via capitan-mas-ideas.blogspot.com.br

2. What the United States looks like overlaid on the Moon:

What the United States looks like overlaid on the Moon:

boredboarder8 / Via reddit.com

3. The population sphere:

The population sphere:

Valerie Pieris / Via reddit.com

4. What the United Kingdom looks like in comparison with Texas:

What the United Kingdom looks like in comparison with Texas:

Via telophase.dreamwidth.org

5. And over Russia:

And over Russia:

Via undertheraedar.blogspot.com

6. The actual size of Africa:

The actual size of Africa:

Via flowingdata.com

7. The Pacific Ocean as seen from space:

The Pacific Ocean as seen from space:

8. The world inverted:

The world inverted:

Via textualweb.com

9. And the standard world map flipped upside down:

And the standard world map flipped upside down:

Via nnm.me

10. The highlighted area is where 2% of the population of Australia live:

The highlighted area is where 2% of the population of Australia live:

e8odie / Via reddit.com

11. If the largest countries had the biggest populations:

If the largest countries had the biggest populations:

Via thehighdefinite.com

12. The world map adjusted for population size (one square = one million people):

The world map adjusted for population size (one square = one million people):

Via thesavvytraveller.com

This map is from 2005.

13. Individual U.S. states laid onto similar-sized European countries:

Individual U.S. states laid onto similar-sized European countries:

Richard Kegler / Via etsy.com

14. Countries with Netflix:

Countries with Netflix:

Via reddit.com

Very important.

15. Places on Earth where you can dig a massive hole and not end up in the water:

Places on Earth where you can dig a massive hole and not end up in the water:

Via sciencemuseum.org.uk

16. Only a million people live north of this line:

Only a million people live north of this line:

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17. What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago:

What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago:

Via education.nationalgeographic.com

18. Antarctica laid over the United States:

Antarctica laid over the United States:

Via dignified-and-old.tumblr.com

19. What would happen if every country with a coastline sank:

What would happen if every country with a coastline sank:

Via thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

20. What the world would look like if all the separatists won:

What the world would look like if all the separatists won:

Via reddit.com

21. The earth’s vegetation:

27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

Via visibleearth.nasa.gov

22. What the world’s oceans would look like if the world stopped spinning:

What the world's oceans would look like if the world stopped spinning:

universal_cynic / Via reddit.com

23. Which countries drive on what side of the road:

Which countries drive on what side of the road:

Via en.wikipedia.org

24. A map of all the red-haired people in Europe:

A map of all the red-haired people in Europe:

Via irishcentral.com

25. Alaska compared to the rest of the continental United States:

Alaska compared to the rest of the continental United States:

Via usmarshals.gov

26. Countries where if you’re born in them, you become a citizen:

Countries where if you're born in them, you become a citizen:

Via cis.org

27. And the population of the United States in units of Canadas:

And the population of the United States in units of Canadas:

Via ilovecharts.tumblr.com

 

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