Reset your Perspective- Fascinating set of maps from around the web

1. This map shows the world divided into 7 sections (each with distinct color), with each section containing 1 billion people.

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2. This map shows (in white) where 98% of Australia’s entire population lives.

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3. It may not come as a surprise but more people live inside the circle that outside of the circle.

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4. This map shows what is on the other side of the world from where you’re standing. For the most part it’s water.

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5. Apparently you can’t get Big Macs everywhere. This map shows (in red) the countries that have McDonalds.

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6. This map shows the countries (in blue) where people drive on the left side of the road.

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7. This map shows countries (in white) that England has never invaded.  There are only 22. (In the WORLD!)

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8. The line on this map shows all of the world’s Internet connections in 1969.

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9. This map shows the countries that heavily restricted Internet access in 2013.

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10. This map shows (in red) countries that were all Communist at one point in time.

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11. This map shows (in red) the countries that don’t use the metric system.

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12. This map shows (in blue) places where   Google street   view is available.

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13. This map shows (in green) all the landlocked countries of the world.

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14. And this is what the world would look like if all the countries with coast lines sank.

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15. This is a map of the all the rivers in the United States.

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16. And these are all the rivers that feed into the Mississippi River.

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17. This is a map of the highest paid public employees in the U. S.  (Quite telling as to what our ‘priorities’ are.)

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18. This map shows how much space the United States would occupy on the moon.

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