27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

Throw out your globe. We’ve got some explaining to do.

1. Pangea with modern political borders:

2. What the United States looks like overlaid on the Moon:

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3. The population sphere:

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4. What the United Kingdom looks like in comparison with Texas:

6. The actual size of Africa:

7. The Pacific Ocean as seen from space:

8. The world inverted:

9. And the standard world map flipped upside down:


10. The highlighted area is where 2% of the population of Australia live:

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11. If the largest countries had the biggest populations:

12. The world map adjusted for population size (one square = one million people):

This map is from 2005.

13. Individual U.S. states laid onto similar-sized European countries:

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14. Countries with Netflix:

Very important.

15. Places on Earth where you can dig a massive hole and not end up in the water:

16. Only a million people live north of this line:

17. What Europe looked like 8,200 years ago:

18. Antarctica laid over the United States:

19. What would happen if every country with a coastline sank:

20. What the world would look like if all the separatists won:

21. The earth’s vegetation:

22. What the world’s oceans would look like if the world stopped spinning:

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23. Which countries drive on what side of the road:

24. A map of all the red-haired people in Europe:

25. Alaska compared to the rest of the continental United States:

26. Countries where if you’re born in them, you become a citizen:

27. And the population of the United States in units of Canadas:

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