After yesterday’s admittedly bleak look at how not to use a map, I thought it worthwhile to look at a far more upbeat use of a map. This particular gem has been doing the rounds for a long long time, but I’ve no idea where it originated from (if you know, then please let me know in the comments).

As a map it’s a fairly simple affair, inspired by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and Tim Rice’s 1978 musical Evita, showing which countries should and which countries shouldn’t cry for you.

So now you know.

Written and posted from the Nokia gate5 office in Schönhauser Allee, Berlin (52.5308072, 13.4108176)
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A self-professed map addict, Gary has worked in the mapping and location space for over 20 years through a combination of luck and occasional good judgement. Gary is co-founder of Malstow Geospatial, which provides handmade, professional geospatial consulting. A Fellow of the RGS, he tweets about maps, writes about them and even makes them.



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