Thursday, December 3, 2009

Mexico vs. Great Britain

Sam Hughes likes to write and post Things of Interest. Of interest to me today is The Great British Venn Diagram. This handy diagram helps to clarify (for those who seem to have trouble keeping it straight) the difference between England, Great Britain, the British Isles and the United Kingdom.

Via Catholicgauze, who has created his own diagram to explain Mexico versus Mexico versus Mexico

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11 Comments:

At Thursday, December 03, 2009 , Blogger contact said...

Why isn't New Mexico in that diagram?

 
At Thursday, December 03, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

ummmm.... because New Mexico isn't part of Mexico, Mexico or Mexico?

 
At Thursday, December 03, 2009 , Blogger contact said...

That comment was intended as an off-hand reference to stories I've heard in recent years about persons (in the US) thinking that New Mexico was a foreign country.

I recall an NPR story several years ago describing how a prospective student (US citizen) was conducting by phone some sort of registration tasks with a US college and when the student said he lived in New Mexico, he was told because he lived in a "foreign country" he would have to...

 
At Thursday, December 03, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

LOL!

Yes, I've seen some of those stories.

 
At Friday, December 04, 2009 , Blogger mfarah said...

Er... the Isle of Man is missing. :-P

 
At Friday, December 04, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

Hughes does at least mention Man in his article.

 
At Friday, December 04, 2009 , Blogger Tim said...

um, Mexico City is in Distrito Federal, which is adjacent to the State of Mexico and not inside it..

 
At Friday, December 04, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

OK... I'll take your word for it. You may wish to correct the actual map/diagram maker:

https://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=20709534&postID=793059044844075432

 
At Tuesday, December 22, 2009 , Anonymous Mexican Map said...

In the second diagram i can find the full informations related to Mexican city and please explain or point out more informations in the first diagram and Mexican comparatives.

 
At Wednesday, December 23, 2009 , Blogger Cartophiliac said...

I am sorry I do not completely understand your question. However, if you would like more detailed information on these diagrams, I suggest to go to the pages were they came from. The links are in the post.

 
At Thursday, January 21, 2010 , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Another one: America vs. America
http://xs.to/image-F0CA_4B589957.jpg

 

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