Bill the bold bosthoon (wcg) wrote in geographile,
Bill the bold bosthoon

Cartograms of river systems

You may have seen the iconic maps of the London subway system. They employ a simplified cartographic system that makes it easy to see the interconnections while straightening out the bends and twists of the real system.

Well, Daniel Huffman decided to do the same sort of thing with river systems. Here's his take on the Mississippi River system:

(Click on the map to read the full article.)

Hat tip to hitchhiker for the link.
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