Category Archives: Geography

Mapping the World

This website contains some interesting articles concerning the mapping of the world by the USSR. The first line in the first article sums it up quite amusingly. “Every Soviet president from Stalin to Gorbachev, and all their high-ranking officers, knew … Continue reading

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Common Census Map Project

I just participated in the Common Census Map Project. Here is a summary from their website. The CommonCensus Map Project is redrawing the map of the United States based on Internet users’ voting, to show how the country is organized … Continue reading

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Mortality Statistics

As learned from Matt Rosenberg at About.com/geography, there is a website out there, nationmaster.com which has some fascinating information. Specifically, for this post, mortality statistics by country. What are you most likely to die of? Use the drop down menus … Continue reading

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