15 March 2009

Cleaning out the aggregator. Here are several China-related maps from the Strange Maps blog.

MAPS OF CHINA

china-provinces_populations

Populations of China Compared to Countries

roc_administrative_and_claims

china-island-400_2

China as an Island (from “The Geopolitics of China” at Investors Insight)

CHINA IN THE WORLD

anthropophagie

The Cannibal Map of the World (Tibetan literature apparently does talk about eating human body parts)

france_worldview

The World as Seen From Paris (for all the Chinese netizens who get mad at Sarkozy. Look, the French have always been like this with everybody)

toscanelli1

Cathay, Here I Come (the map Columbus thought would get him to Asia)

1942world1600

The New World Order (as imagined in 1942)

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Patients per Doctor of the World (950:1 in China, 390:1 in U.S., 230:1 in Russia)

cctld_1200

The World According to Country Code Top Level Domains (China & India actually not to scale, reduced 30% so as not to ruin the layout)

churchward_mu_map

The Lost Continent of Mu (the Atlantis of the Pacific, the missing link between Chinese, Turkish - hence the appearance of the word Uighur, Ataturk actually researched this - and Mayan cultures)



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