Resources of interest on the hurricane season, huminitarian disasters, and other current events.
Websites now allow users to download data or create topical maps online.
The detail above is from a map created using the USDA's Atlas of Rural America to show unemployment rates by county.
Mapping applications bring facts into focus by adding a spatial component to data.
As these examples show, users may choose among maps featuring world heritage sites or documenting the extent of cultures, languages, and religions. Additional maps may be found in articles, collections, or through searching.
Maps of power company service outages, pipelines, roads, rails, and tunnels.