New York Landmarks Mapped
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by Adam DuVander
1M ago
New York is the 27th-largest U.S. state by area—yet it’s also the country’s fourth most populous state. Among its nearly 19.7 million residents are thousands of historic buildings, districts, objects, sites, and structures that tell the story of New York and even the country as a whole. However, there are only 296 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in New York. These landmarks are officially recognized by the U.S. government for their outstanding historical significance, and we’re highlighting them on the map below. View New York Landmarks in a full screen map The Types of Landmarks in New Yo ..read more
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The Population of the World’s Capitals on a Map
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by Adam DuVander
3M ago
A country’s capital can hold a lot of symbolism. Yet depending on the size of the country, the population of these capital cities varies significantly. The largest world capital is home to more than 21.5 million people, while no one resides permanently in a couple of the smallest capitals. And while even the smallest capital is typically the most well-known and populous in the country, that’s not the case in 36 countries where their capital is far from their largest city. View World Capitals in a full screen map National capitals data from Wikipedia. Countries whose capital is not their large ..read more
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A Map of What Happened 100 Years Ago in 1924
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by Adam DuVander
4M ago
George Santayana said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” Let’s do our best to avoid that, starting by looking at major events from 100 years ago. Between January and December of 1924, 87 political, sporting, criminal, technological, educational, social, cultural, and more events occurred in the U.S. and internationally that have repercussions today. View 1924 events in a full screen map The US’s Political, Social, and Cultural Events Of the 87 major events that took place 100 years ago, 24 are focused on one country: the United States. The most common categorie ..read more
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120 of the World’s National Birds on a Map
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by Adam DuVander
5M ago
Most people know that the Bald Eagle represents the United States. But can you name the national bird of Argentina or Luxembourg? A total of 114 countries are represented by one avian species or another—whether officially or unofficially. In fact, some have more than one! Despite a representation that feels unique, some countries have feathered friends in common. So let’s go over the world’s national birds, conveniently plotted on the map below. View National birds in a full screen map Official vs. Unofficial National Jays, Falcons, and Storks Puerto Rican spindalis Most of the 120 birds on ..read more
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The World’s Largest Running Events on a Map
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by Adam DuVander
5M ago
The Guinness Book of World Records lists world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world. This can be anything from the tallest living woman to the longest-airing sitcom—or the largest running events. The world’s largest running events are based on the number of registrants, not distance. The 10 largest had more than one million people registered. And while not all registrants will complete the race, it’s estimated that between 80 to 85% do. However, that doesn’t mean these large running events aren’t also long, with distances up to 87.6 kilometers. View Largest ..read more
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Capture Location Data & Geographic Coordinates from a Wikipedia Table in a Spreadsheet
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by Adam DuVander
6M ago
Many modern teachers tell their students not to rely on Wikipedia as a source of information. But it’s difficult to ignore one of the Internet’s top sites, peer-reviewed all day long by the connected world. The free online encyclopedia is often the only place some information is aggregated. With crowd-sourced data about anything and everything, Wikipedia’s attraction is obvious. And that’s not to mention its lists and data tables that make it easy to copy and paste information into spreadsheets like Excel for further data analysis. That said, there are still limitations to data gathering on W ..read more
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A Map of the ​​346 U.S. Cities with Higher Elevations than the “Mile High City”
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by Adam DuVander
6M ago
Dever, Colorado gets its “Mile High City” nickname for being 5,280 feet above sea level: exactly one mile. When the average elevation of the United States is 2,500 feet, that may seem high. Yet nearly 350 U.S. towns and cities have higher elevations than Denver, more than 115 of which are even located in Colorado. So let’s highlight places such as Alma, Montezuma, and Leadville, Colorado that don’t have well-known nicknames pertaining to their elevation. The average of these ​​346 places with higher elevations than Denver is 6,649 feet. And the highest among these? It’s almost two miles above ..read more
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4,530+ Ghost Towns in the U.S.
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by Adam DuVander
7M ago
Contrary to its name, ghost towns aren’t just really spooky places. They are actually abandoned villages, towns, or cities that often contain visible remaining—albeit neglected—buildings and roads. So how does a once-flourishing location become such a place? Ghost towns are typically created when the industries or agriculture that supported them fail or come to an end due to natural or human-caused disasters such as floods, droughts, extreme weather, pollution, or war. The term may also include areas that have become significantly depopulated over time, such as those affected by high levels of ..read more
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3 Steps to Find Your Nearest Leads in Airtable
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by Adam DuVander
7M ago
Whether you’re a business owner or employee, you have enough on your plate. You don’t want the collection and storage of your sales leads to remain yet another undone task on your to-do list. This is why you’re interested in incorporating Airtable—a spreadsheet-database hybrid—into your workflow. Airtable pairs a spreadsheet with database column types along with calendar, gallery, Kanban, and other views, which makes it perfect for storing leads. Moreover, once you have your lead base set up, you can use the information to identify nearby leads to use during sales travel. Let’s get started bui ..read more
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What Do the 10 Longest Concert Tours Have in Common? Their Stadiums, Mapped
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by Adam DuVander
7M ago
From Aerosmith to Roger Waters, there are only several artists who performed tours that spanned 150+ shows. What else do these artists and their very long tours have in common? There are only so many concert venues in the world, so these artists played many of the same venues—some more than once. So let’s take a look at 10 of the longest concert tours and then which of their 820+ stadiums they have in common, giving you a glimpse into the world of epic musical tours. View Common Stadiums of the 10 Largest Concert Tours in a full screen map Ten of the Longest Concert Tours Bruce Springsteen ..read more
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