US boundary evolution

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

We saw a similar video of boundary development over the centuries before, but I like this one as a contrast to it. The first is really default-looking, whereas this one has a little bit of production value.

Get the data files here to put together your own version. [via kottke]

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