Interactive World Maps

From vinyl records to dinosaurs…

Links checked: 28 October 2018
Any suggested additions? – contact us

CATEGORIES
Planet Earth
Cartographymake your own maps
Geography, Geology, Earth History
People, Culture, Society
Health, Medicine, Disease
Environment, Biodiversity, Conservation
Environmental Impacts & Risk
Diplomacy & Security
Economics, Trade, Energy
Infrastructure

PLANET EARTH
NOAA View
(Video)

Google Maps, Google Earth (Chrome Browser)
Bing Maps

Earth View Maps
eAtlas (About)

CESIUM

CARTOGRAPHY
Make your own maps:
NatGeo Mapmaker Interactive (Video)
MapHub
Google My Maps
EU Joint Research Centre Digital Atlas
(About)


GEOGRAPHY, GEOLOGY, EARTH HISTORY
How big is your country, really? The True Size Of
Antipodes Map
Old Maps Online (About)

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: Globe 1790, Globe 1812
Ancient Earth Globe, Palaeobiology
Geology (About), GPlates Portal (EarthBYTE), Slab Remnants (About)
Pangaea with modern international borders
Macrometeorites
Eruptions, Earthquakes & Emissions (About)

Environmental Hazards (NCEI)
Surface Water (About), Flood Map

PEOPLE, CULTURE, SOCIETY
Population Density and World City Populations 1950-2030 (CASA UCL)
World Population
(About), Big Cities 1800-2030 (iied)

Listen to the languages of the world – Localingual (About)
Endangered Languages (UNESCO)
Global Prosperity 2017 (About)
Global Platform of Indigenous and Community Lands
(About)

Migrants (About), Migration 2010-15, Refugees (UNHCR)
Peace (About), Freedom, Democracy, Censorship
Slavery (About), Religions
Research Excellence (About)
Environmental Justice
Autonomous Vehicle Pilot Sites, Drone Law
Live Radio! Radio Garden, Vinyl Record Shops
Cycling, Running: Strava Heat Map (About)

Top Google Searches
Historical Images: Sepia Town (About)
Surnames


HEALTH, MEDICINE, DISEASE
Fertility (PRI)
Food Security (About), Hunger (About), Road Toll 2013 (About)
Violent Deaths
(Small Arms Survey), Homicides, Drugs (UNODC)
Health Map
, Outbreaks, Vaccine-preventable outbreaks
Malaria
(About), Zika (ESRI UK), Antibiotic Resistance (CDDEP)
Measles Vaccinations
(About), HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
Oncology
(About), Cancer Atlas, Lung Cancer (FAQ)
Diabetes
(FAQ), Obesity (About)

Vaccine Travel Advice (SANOFI)

ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY, CONSERVATION
World Heritage Sites (UNESCO)
Atlas of Global Conservation

Marine Protected Areas, Ecological Marine Units, Ocean Resources (About)
Ecoregions, Map of Life, Ants! (About), Turtles
Global Croplands (FAQ), Wetlands, Ground Water (About)
Carbon Stocks
Land Temperatures (HALFTONE)
If a tree falls in the forest will anybody know?
Global Forest Change (Hansen et al. 2013)
Global Forest Watch (About GFW), GFW Fires, GFW Water

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS & RISK
Ecological Footprint
Environmental Change Hotspots
(UN Environment)
Water Risk
(About)
Coral Reef Risk Classification
(About)
Global Fishing Watch
Pollution
(GAHP), Air Quality (Index), Particulates (WHO), Air Quality Life Index
CO2 Emissions
, The Carbon Map (About)
The Paris Agreement

Waste
, Ocean Litter, Plastic, Plastic Drift (Video)
Light Pollution Map


DIPLOMACY & SECURITY
Global Conflict (CFR)
CrisisWatch
(Crisis Group)
Violence & Protests
(About)
Disputed Territories
(About)

Lowy Global Diplomacy Index (About)
NATO (Home)
Military Spending (sipri)
Nuclear Detonations since 1945
Test Ban Treaty (About)
Launch a missile with MISSILEMAP (FAQ)
Simulate a detonation with NUKEMAP (FAQ)
Terrorism (About), Attacks (About)
Maritime Piracy
(About)


ECONOMICS, TRADE, ENERGY
Globe
and Atlas of Economic Complexity (Harvard CID)
GDP (IMF)
Global Competitive Index 2014-2015
(World Economic Forum)
Global 500 Companies
(Fortune)
Global Merchant Fleet 2012
(Kiln)
IEA Atlas of Energy
(About)
Evolution of Wind and Solar Power (GREENBYTE)

Global Solar Atlas (World Bank Group), Global Wind Atlas (About)
Nuclear Power Plants
Markets (Financial Times)
Wealth Inequality (About)
Remittance Flows
Gold Mining
, Gold Reserves, Steel Production


INFRASTRUCTURE
Global Connectivity (About)
Internet Exchanges
Internet Speed (Akamai)
Submarine Cables (About)
Electric Vehicle Charging