Top 20 most amazing and beautiful maps you’ve ever seen

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Over the years we’ve shared with you hundreds of amazing maps featuring them on the website and as #GeoawesomeMapOfTheDay on our social media channels. We’ve decided to select 20 most stunning maps we’ve ever shared or wrote about. It was a difficult choice  and we would like to add to the list maps that we’ve missed, so please share them in comments.

1. Global Internet Map

source: TeleGeography

2. Map of all hurricanes and tropical storms since 1851

source: IDV Solutions 

3. Map of rivers

source: Geoawesomeness

4. Each and every road in Australia

source: Robbi Bishop-Taylor

5. Map of shadows in NYC

source: New York Times

6. How animals will have to migrate because of the climate change

source: The Nature Conservancy

7. Map of air traffic network

source: Martin Grandjean

8. What is located on the other side of the ocean

source: Axis Maps

9. Connectivity Atlas

source: Connectivity Atlas

10. Elevation model of the Willamette River Valley

source: Dan Coe

11. The map shows locations of all Flickr photos from last 10 years

source: Mapbox

12. Maps Made Of Food

source: Geoawesomeness

13. Submarine Cable Map

source: TeleGeography

14. Map of flight patterns

source: Aaron Koblin

15. Mapping Facebook connections

source: Facebook

16. Map of all earthquakes by magnitude since 1898

source: IDV Solutions 

17. Nighttime Map of Earth

Source: National Geographic

18. Tracks of motorized transport tracked by Human app

source: Human

19. Map of 6.3 billion geotagged tweets

Amazing interactive map of billions geotagged tweets

source: Mapbox

20. Wind map

source: Earth

Aleks Buczkowski

I’m a professional always thinking outside the box and a self-confessed gadget addict. As a son of a professor of cartography I was surrounded by maps all my life and as a result spatial way of thinking and seeing reality is naturally embedded in who I am.