Grid map variations

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Grid maps are a useful way to show state-level data, as they give equal visual weight to each state and maintain a bit of geographic location for quicker referencing. Each news organization varies the grid locations ever so slightly. Jane Pong collected a number of them to show the differences in this fun little interactive.

Chart Type Used

Grid Map

Instead of using geographic boundaries, same-size cells are used to represent areas to provide equal visual attention to all.


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