Motherlode of Maps!

After I read The Car and the City (see last post), I went looking for more information about the author, and inadvertently struck a motherlode of informational graphics and maps produced by the Sightline Institute in Seattle!

(Click on the maps for a larger version.)

What I particularly love about these graphics are that they all refer to Cascadia, seen here:

Ever been curious about life expectancy in our region?

How about seeing the clearcutting of the central Cascades?

Consider the lost range of the gray wolf:

In addition to maps, there are informative charts and other graphics, like this comparison of the Dow Jones average to the median Oregon income:

(OUCH!)

Sightline has tons of other maps and graphics available, and they have a clear free use policy, as well as low, medium, and high-resolution versions available for download. What a great find!

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