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A New Way to Look at the World with Maps

From Spanish speakers to bales of cotton produced to number of UFO sightings, SHOW®USA (http show.mappingworlds.com ) displays each state's numbers in animated, easy to understand maps that resize the state to the data rather than geographical area. The results
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From Spanish speakers to bales of cotton produced to number of UFO sightings, SHOW®USA (http://show.mappingworlds.com/) displays each state's numbers in animated, easy-to-understand maps that resize the state to the data rather than geographical area. The results are cartograms that bring the numbers to life - and reveal a few surprises. At no charge, users can browse the maps, visit the data source's website, download data or a map image for use in a slideshow, report, homework, link to a map, embed an animated map in a website and post comments or suggest their own maps.Try the international version as well.

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