Environs of London, 1841

Environs of London, 1841

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11 Bird’s-Eye Views That Show How NYC Has Grown Over 350 Years
“Exactly 350 years ago today, New York City became New York City. The city itself already existed, of course: As the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam. But on September 8th, 1664, the British gave it its permanent moniker, which makes today its name-day.”
See more at Gawker

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11 Bird’s-Eye Views That Show How NYC Has Grown Over 350 Years

Exactly 350 years ago today, New York City became New York City. The city itself already existed, of course: As the Dutch colony of New Amsterdam. But on September 8th, 1664, the British gave it its permanent moniker, which makes today its name-day.”

See more at Gawker

Finley’s Map of Africa, 1827

Finley’s Map of Africa, 1827

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Famous foods from the different regions of Britain.

backtoyourownworld:

Famous foods from the different regions of Britain.

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Europe in 450

Europe in 450

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Tagalog in California, Cherokee in Arkansas
What language does your state speak?
One of the most interesting data sets for aspiring mapmakers is the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Among other things, that survey includes a detailed look at the languages spoken in American homes.
Learn more at Slate

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Tagalog in California, Cherokee in Arkansas

What language does your state speak?

One of the most interesting data sets for aspiring mapmakers is the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Among other things, that survey includes a detailed look at the languages spoken in American homes.

Learn more at Slate

London, 1920

London, 1920

London, 1899 

London, 1899 

London, 1855

London, 1855

London, 1832

London, 1832