Europe relative to USAPosted: November 20, 2021 Filed under: maps Leave a comment
Cheers to whoever it was on Twitter that put me on to Scale-A-Tron, latest map overlay tech. My post on how big UK/Ireland are compared to California is one of my most popular.
Here’s some fun with California:
A good comp for Italy, in climate as well as size.
Compared to Korea:
Good reminder on how vast Australia is:
A fellow I met in Brisbane once shook his head about foolish tourist who thought he could drive to Cairns in one day.
The US Midwest:
In Best and The Brightest, David Halberstam reports that General Max Taylor introduced a note of ice cold realism by presenting a map of Cuba overlaid over the United States, shaking the stupid assumption that this was a rinkydink little island, invasion of which would be a minor matter:
Maybe they should’ve done this one: