American infrastructure mapped

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

I can always find time to enjoy me some minimal maps. Tim Meko for The Washington Post visualized American infrastructure in a series of six maps, from the electric grid to bridges and railroads. The above is pipelines.

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