Curiosities Maps

There have been marauding gangs of ‘curiosities maps’ on the Core’s Facebook page – here are some highlights:

Paid maternal leave around the world.

The supercontinent of Pangaea with modern day borders.


The Economic Center of Gravity Since 1 AD


The Longest Straight Line You Can Sail on Earth (Pakistan to Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia – 20000 miles)


Map of Europe showing literal Chinese translations for country names


Countries that do not use the metric system


Where Google street view is available.






































Check out more on Twisted Sifter and Slightlywarped.

Interested in mapping the unmappable? Read our recent post ‘The Histomap Of Evolution‘.

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