Cartograms as Tumoresque Insects
FastCompany.com's Infographic of the Day highlights Ballooning Population Maps:
Cartograms are often used to illustrate population density vs the area of a geographical entity. The BBC asks:
Conventional maps show the shape of a country according to its land mass. But what if you drew a map according to where people lived?Visit People Powered Maps to see nations inflate around their population centers.
Thanks to geoparigm who asks, "Does anyone else think Cartograms look like tumoresque insects?"