Cartogram Central

Cartogram: 1) A small diagram, on the face of a map, showing quantitative information. 2) An abstracted and simplified map the base of which is not true to scale.*

Contiguous: Sharing a boundary, connecting without a break.



*Definition from: "Glossary of the Mapping Sciences" American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing American Congress on Surveying and Mapping, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY 1994, pg. 77


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