How Many Ways Can You Map The US?

Posted on November 27, 2012

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Maps are interesting visual interpretations of geography and location.  They can be made to represent near-limitless amounts of data.  But how many different ways can maps represent the US?  DaVinci Business Graphics looks at some interesting, challenging, and humorous maps of America.  


Image via calorielab.com

As we all know, America is recognized worldwide for its obesity problems.  Where does each state fall on the obesity scale?  This map displays the fittest and fattest states.

 

Image via geekologie.com

Have you ever asked yourself, what would a map of the US look like if each state were represented by a TV show?  The guys over at Geekologie are way ahead of you.

 

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There have been a lot of UFO sightings over the last few decades.  Ever since we’ve been able to record these sightings, we’ve been mapping the findings, and here’s what a map of UFO sightings in the US looks like.

 

Image via datapointed.net

A McDonald’s restaurant is never hard to find.  This map has GeoCoded the exact locations of the 12,800 McDonald’s restaurants throughout the 48 contiguous states.

 

Image via policemisconduct.net

Police misconduct is a serious problem for many counties throughout the US, although some places have more to worry about than others.  Take a look.

 

Maps can be made to represent almost anything: any piece of data, any set of images, any information you can think of.  Custom maps are useful visual tools for all kinds of applications.  If you need a way to visually represent data, try a mapDaVinci Business Graphics creates custom charts and maps according to your specifications.  You decide the look, style, and content of your map.

Contact DaVinci Business Graphics today.  We can help you create the custom map that you need

 

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