Mappy Hour: A Cartographic Cavalcade (More Maps)

As a follow-up to the previous post, herewith are:

A sampling from both of these (biased toward Europe, like our travels have turned out to be . . .) is below. A much wider variety can be found on these sites and the site listed in the previous post.

The ultimate stereotyping map of Europe – use this to plan your next trip! (Based on my family’s idealized perception of the Werners growing up, you’re all from Austria, according to the map.)

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The only map you really need when traveling in Europe:

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Pattern of barbarian invasions during the decline of Rome:

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Subsequent Viking invasions and encroachment into the continent:

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Prevalence throughout Europe of red hair (natural, I presume, and not the dyed magenta variety we encounter when visiting Central Europe):

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A map of locations around the world Europeans actually did discover (inasmuch as they previously were legitimately uninhabited):

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A map of all of the countries in the world England has invaded (all but 22, allegedly):

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And, finally, a cartographic depiction of how mired in outdated measurement systems we are here:

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