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Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS

Journal of Remote Sensing & GIS
Open Access

ISSN: 2469-4134

+32 25889658

Cartogram

Cartogram is a map in which some thematic mapping variable such as travel time, population. The geometry or space of the map is distorted in order to convey the information of this alternate variable. There are two main types of cartograms: area and distance cartograms. An area cartogram is sometimes referred to as a value-by-area map or an isodemographic map, the latter particularly for a population cartogram, which illustrates the relative sizes of the populations of the countries of the world by scaling the area of each country in proportion to its population; the shape and relative location of each country is retained to as large an extent as possible, but inevitably a large amount of distortion results.
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