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Alaska has GCI. Woo.
"The relentless correcting of maps may seem like a petty act of a senator with too much time on his hands. But this isn’t just a lark, it’s a survival technique. Survival to keep Alaska in the American imagination and thus never completely out of sight from the country’s businessmen and appropriators."
Where Americans Get Enough Exercise
It is probably just as well that we are not on this map.
American diversity map by Langston Hughes, 1940s.
This map, issued by the Council Against Intolerance in America in 1940, shows the ethnic groups living in the United States, offering a picture of their geographical locations, typical employment, and religious commitments.
In this map’s defense, we were only a territory, and wouldn’t be a state for another 19 years.
What You Get When 30 People Draw a World Map From Memory
Maps, as I’ve written before, are inherently subjective—no matter how detailed or scientific, they reflect our worldview and the age in which we’re living, not to mention the difficulty of projecting a spherical globe onto a plane surface. Now compound these challenges by asking 30 people to sketch a map of the world from memory. What would you get?
In the summer of 2012, Zak Ziebell, now a 17-year-old high school senior in San Antonio, did just that.
Read more. [Image: Zak Ziebell]
SO basically the entire world forgets about us. Awesome.
This map shows total poverty rates by county in the United States for 2012.
Always a special kick in the pants when they put Hawaii on the map and not Alaska.