Monday, December 31, 2012

Oahu Tourist Map

A map of activities in Oahu and ideas for tourists what to do in Oahu.

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Map from "Honolulu Handy Guide," published by Tongg Publishing, 1978.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Northern Africa, 1934

Northern Africa, Europe and the Middle East, 1934

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Saturday, December 29, 2012

American Oil Imports

Oil imports to the United States. The top 10 exporting countries of oil to the US in thousand barrels per day (June 2009).

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Source: NG Oil and Gas

Friday, December 28, 2012

Australian Cities Map

Physical map of Australian cities and Tasmania, 1940s.

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Thursday, December 27, 2012

United States Precipitation Map

Average annual precipitation in the US, 1971-2000.

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Data source: PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University. Map created by Jacob Morgan.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

European Overseas Territories

European Union overseas countries and territories and outermost regions.

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The World Divided, 1941

The World divided during World War 2 (July 1941).

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The political alignments of the world are here shown, centering geographically around the North Pole but ideologically and economically around the U.S. The classification keyed below is necessarily simplified and does not of course meet all the subtleties of politics and diplomacy - for instance, the peculiar position of Vichy and its colonies. The special case of the U.S.S.R. is acknowledged by a special color. 
The situation is as of July 7, 1941, and is subject to change without notice.
Map made by Richard Edes Harrison, Fortune magazine.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Istanbul, Turkey by SkyMap

An interactive isometric map of Istanbul, Turkey with a lot of information, including restaurants, bars, clubs, historical sites, hotels and other points of interest.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Pictures Of Earth At Night

Pictures of Earth at night made by NASA's Suomi NPP satellite.
Earth’s city lights is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite. The data was acquired over nine days in April 2012 and 13 days in October 2012. It took 312 orbits to get a clear shot of every parcel of Earth's land surface and islands. (Source: Nasa)
Composite map of the world assembled from data acquired by
the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

UN Recognition of Palestine on Maps

The United Nations General Assembly voted to approve a resolution to upgrade the status of the Palestinian Authority to a non-member observer stat. The U.N. General Assembly voted 138-9 with 41 abstentions