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[Jun. 20th, 2007|05:31 pm]
Nate Bunnyfield

by GDP

via cartographica
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[User Picture]From: apocalypselater
2007-06-20 10:54 pm (UTC)
that's very interesting.
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[User Picture]From: birdwalk
2007-06-20 11:24 pm (UTC)
Hey, it's made the Midwest much more interesting!
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From: tmseay
2007-06-20 11:26 pm (UTC)
I didn't know until this week that Congress has its own geographic service, the Congressional Cartography Program, which generates maps upon the request of Members and staff. How cool is that? I can call some poor sap at the Library of Congress and make him compile a map for me!
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[User Picture]From: lemur68
2007-06-21 12:26 am (UTC)
Croikey, mate!
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[User Picture]From: lemur68
2007-06-21 12:27 am (UTC)
If you've ever been to Chicago, you'd know how accurate Illinois-as-Mexico is.
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[User Picture]From: lazyman
2007-06-21 08:52 pm (UTC)
I was surprised by some of the relabeling (Switzerland is only as productive as Georgia? Vermont is comparable with the Dominican Republic?) until I saw this post which points out these are nominal values, not per capita.

Still interesting, because it's saying the US has the economic productivity of all these countries combined.

A few years back, I remember seeing a combined ranking with GDP of nations and profits for major companies. I believe the top four were US, Japan, Wal-Mart, Canada.
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[User Picture]From: lazyman
2007-06-21 09:01 pm (UTC)
The one I saw must have been total assets or something, here's the revenue/GDP list for 2007. Walmart comes in at 22, followed by car and oil companies.
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[User Picture]From: six2
2007-06-26 02:20 am (UTC)
Is DC New Zealand or Hong Kong?
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