I like maps
(and I have a large collection of road maps I've collected over the years),
but I really like maps that are unusual or that have a unique projection,
like the Dymaxion map
(which can be folded up into an icosahedron)
or the Upside Down World Map where north is at the bottom
(north at the top appears to be a Western convention; maps of Japan by the Japanese tend to put east at the top,
because that's where the sun rises).
But this linear map of Lake Michigan
(link via Jason Kottke)
is something I've never seen before.
It's also continuous in that you can wrap the top edge to the bottom edge.
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