Maps of the day: Two different views of Iceland


First up, via Wikipedia, a look at a standard map of the nation that just gave the Pirate Party ten seats in the national legislature:

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Next, from Views of the World, the website of geographer Benjamin D. Hennig, a cartogram redrawing the map to reflect population density in a nation in which the vast majority of its 332,529 people are concentrated in the national capital, Reykjavík, and its immediate surroundings:

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