This gorgeous worldwide population map, created using d3.js, is a great way to explore population density by latitude. The peaks indicate areas of greater population density.
Populations from 1990 to 2015 can be selected by clicking on the year links at the bottom of the map. As you switch years, the calculation for each line regenerates and ripples across the map.
Hovering the cursor over any area pulls up a tooltip with a chart of the years showing how population has grown.
Map is here: http://www.roadtolarissa.com/population-division-fullscreen.html
The inspiration for the map is Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures album cover and the original Population Lines map here: http://spatial.ly/2013/09/population-lines/
Learn more about this map and many others at the Google Maps Mania blog here: http://googlemapsmania.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-unknown-pleasures-of-maps.html
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If you are looking for a tool to easily create 3D visualizations of your geodata, look no further! Qgis2threejs is a plugin by Minoru Akagi which exports terrain data combined with the map canvas image and optional vector data to an html file which can be…
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