“Nobody Lives Here”: vizualizing America’s uninhabited areas

Nik Freeman’s ““Nobody lives here: The, 4,871,270 U.S. Census Blocks with zero population (2010)” is absolutely fantastic:

Ultimately, I made this map to show a different side of the United States. Human geographers spend so much time thinking about where people are. I thought I might bring some new insight by showing where they are not, adding contrast and context to the typical displays of the country’s population geography.”

What a cool concept! Love this map, love this tumblr. Definitely check it out.

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