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John Lee Pettimore

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Most common surnames in Europe, by country.


How the Nile has changed course over the last 5000 years:


If "Did Not Vote" were a candidate in the 2020 election:


Roman and Mongolian empires at their peaks:


Visualisation of bird migration in Europe:


A wolf in Minnesota was fitted with a GPS collar that pinged his location every 20 minutes. Over 11 months, he wandered 2,774 miles:


Countries in red (population: over 2.3 billion) have the same number of murders as the US (population 327 million.)


Surface area - British Empire at its peak vs the Moon:


Known locations of WW2 shipwrecks:


How do the British Isles pronounce the word "scone":







Public saunas in Finland:



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John Lee Pettimore

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50% of the population of the United Kingdom lives inside this circle.


Greenland is further north, south, east and west than Iceland:


Mediterranean Sea transposed onto America:


Each band is a week of travel time in ancient Rome.








Chile is reeeeeeally long and skinny.



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John Lee Pettimore

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I plan to bump a few threads every so often - this one, eerie/creepy pictures, insane Woke Twitter Bullshit, etc. Try to get a few good ongoing threads. Of course, everyone is welcome to contribute. There's heaps of these kinds of cool maps all over the Internet, a lot of them are fascinating. 👍

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John Lee Pettimore

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Bestselling singer, musical artist or band from each of the 50 states:



European countries that have invaded the land that is now Poland:




Pan-American Highway - the longest road in the world.


2016 election:


Westeros vs Great Britain:


Genetic map of Europe:


Strange place names in the UK:


Countries with no rivers:

  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Comoros
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Maldives
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Monaco
  • Nauru
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • UAE
  • Vatican City
  • Yemen

How far could you see from the top of Mount Everest under ideal conditions?



London. The blue area contains as many people as Scotland. The pink + blue area contains as many people as Scotland + Wales + Northern Ireland.


Every single male Olympic water polo gold medalist this century has been born inside this circle:


The black and the blue areas have equal population.


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John Lee Pettimore

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Map from 1946:


Countries where North Korea has an embassy:


Number of times each country has won the EuroVision Song Contest:


Number of 2nd place finishes for each country:


Lions, historic vs present:


The smallest inhabited island divided between two countries:


One decade of rotten potatos.


1881 map showing areas of the world that remained unexplored by Westerners:


Place names in Norway that are named after Hell:


UK regions mapped with their closest population equivalent US state:


Map of the Gulag Archipelago - Soviet forced labour camps, 1923-1961.


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