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Round up of some of the amazing interactive maps developed recently

August 10, 2016

Because there’s a lot going on in the world beyond the Rio 2016 Olympics, this edition of Digital Cartography comes filled with interactive maps that cover all but the Games – for that, you should visit our guide with 40+ interactive visualizations about the biggest sports event in the world.

And since we haven’t been featuring this weekly column in the past couple of months, you’ll also find several projects that have already made its rounds in the Internet.

So, without further ado, here are the interactive maps we selected for you:

A deadly crisis: mapping the spread of America’s drug overdose epidemic | The Guardian

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map A deadly crisis: mapping the spread of America's drug overdose epidemic
(image: The Guardian)

Housing Choice Voucher households in New York City (2000-2015) | WNYC

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Housing Choice Voucher households in New York City (2000-2015)
(image: WNYC)

Attacks by the Islamic state: the 3 000 deaths mark was reached | Le Monde

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Attacks by the Islamic state  the 3 000 deaths mark was reached
(image: Le Monde)

Property Speculators of Detroit | PropertyPraxis

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Property Speculators of Detroit
(image: PropertyPraxis)

(Via Maps Mania)

Shipmag | Kiln

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Shipmag
(image: Kiln)

ISIS Has Lost Many of th Key Places It Once Controlled | The New York Times

Partial screen capture of the interactive map ISIS Has Lost Many of th Key Places It Once Controlled
(image: The New York Times)

Your fastest way to the lake | Berliner Morgenpost

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Your fastest way to the lake
(image: Berliner Morgenpost)

Visualizing 2015 Toronto Parking Fines

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Visualizing 2015 Toronto Parking Fines

(Via Maps Mania)

Rents in Europe | Rents Watch

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Rents in Europe
(image: Rents Watch)

The London Street food taste tour | Expedia

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The London Street food taste tour
(image: Expedia)

2015 Yellow Taxi Trips | Michael Fogleman

Partial screen capture of the interactive map 2015 Yellow Taxi Trips
(image: Michael Fogleman)

(Via Maps Mania)

15 Years Fortress Europe | Moriz Büsing

Partial screen capture of the interactive map 15 Years Fortress Europe
(image: Moriz Büsing)

Bills about Finance and financial sector | ProPublica

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Bills about Finance and financial sector
(image: ProPublica)

Colony TV | NBC Universal

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Colony TV
(image: NBC Universal)

(Via Maps Mania)

America’s great housing divide: Are you a winner or loser? | The Washington Post

Partial screen capture of the interactive map America’s great housing divide: Are you a winner or loser?
(image: The Washington Post)

Scoring Africa | GreatBusinessSchools.org

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Scoring Africa
(image: GreatBusinessSchools.org)

2016 Zika Virus affected States and Counties | GeoHealth

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map 2016 Zika Virus affected States and Counties
(image: GeoHealth)

The Urban Fabric Map | Arthur Dolmajian

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The Urban Fabric Map
(image: Arthur Dolmajian)

(Via Maps Mania)

Where the street cars used to go | Chris Arvin

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Where the street cars used to go
(image: Chris Arvin)

The Network investigation | The Intercept

Partial screen capture of the interactive map The Network investigation
(image: The Intercept)

(Via Maps Mania)

History of territorial disputes around the South China Sea | Al Jazeera

Partial screen capture of the interactive map History of territorial disputes around the South China Sea
(image: Al Jazeera)

Mapping South L.A. flooding | Knight Lab

Partial screen capture of the interactive map Mapping South L.A. flooding
(image: Knight Lab)

Bay Area Bike Share Data | Ta Virot C.

Partial screen capture of the interactive Map Bay Area Bike Share Data
(image: Ta Virot C.)

(Via Maps Mania)

 

That’s it for today’s Digital Cartography, but feel free to browse through hundreds of interactive maps on Pinterest. And we’ll be back next week!

Written by Tiago Veloso

Tiago Veloso is the founder and editor of Visualoop and Visualoop Brasil . He is Portuguese, currently based in Bonito, Brazil.

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