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The African Continent Map included with this month's (Sept 2005) National Geographic is stunning. It uses Tom Patterson's Natural Earth dataset as a base and is well worth checking out. There is another very interesting Human Impact Map described in an article.

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I was very impressed by that one indeed. National Geographic always comes with stunning maps, one of the reasons I subscribe to it :rolleyes:
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I was actually approached by a researcher from National Geographic some time ago, they were interested in our GLOBIO datasets on human impact and asked if they could have a peek at them (I prepared those analyses, and I also made all the maps from the last 3½ years for that project).

It could be that it was for this that they were interested in it, but when with a different dataset in the end...
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You gotta love National Geographic. The work they produce is so inspiring....Erin



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nice stuff. That flash application for the Africa map looks very interesting by the way, I wonder how that works... (seems to use tiles, but are they downloaded on demand, like google maps?)
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