Category: Map of the Week

The World’s Love of Chocolate

Originating in the Americas, cocoa production and consumption has spread into a global phenomenon. One of the most treasured treats around the world, cocoa and its derived products are always in demand. This map looks at data from the International...

The City That Never Sleeps

New York City has long been known as “The City That Never Sleeps.” Like a true global metropolis, New York is in constant movement, and the streams of people brushing by on the sidewalks, packing into subways, and filling office and...

Counties Voting Against the ACA

Voting Against Affordable Care

On January 20th, one of the most divisive presidential elections in U.S. History ended with President Donald J. Trump’s hand on a Bible. A key policy-based facet of the President’s rhetoric was his promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare....

Women’s March for Equality

This Friday – January 21, 2017 – women will march through Washington, DC with the goal of demonstrating support for the rights, safety, health, and families of those whom feel attacked by the recent election, per their website. This includes,...

Mapping Average Temperature for December

  The map shows the average temperature for December across the states spanning from the years 2001 to 2015. During that time period, there were years such as — 2006, 2011, 2014 — when the average winter were considered warmer...

John Snow’s Cholera Map

John Snow’s Cholera Map is shown above. In 1854, there was a cholera outbreak in Soho, London. John Snow overlaid the cholera cases on a map featuring the location of the area’s drinking wells. Snow’s map enable him to discover...

Antique Atlas with Trade Winds

The atlas above is known as “A New Map of The Whole World with Trade Winds“. The cartographer for this map is Hermann Moll (1654 ca -1732 ca). A major feature of this antique atlas is the fact that it includes...