Delightfully odd infographics via gcaptain: Knock Nevis and mapping of sumarine cables AND gulf oil spill roundup

Supertanker Knock Nevis, later MV Mont, was the largest ship ever built. Here are dodgy infographics comparing it to the Petronas Tower.

The virtual world requires a lot of actual hardware. Submarine cables run your internet. Except when they get severed in freak unexplained occurrences, as happened a lot in 2008. Here‘s a map that shows just how important NY City continues to be on the world stage.

I’ll get to this when I have time: 50 visualisations of the gulf oil disaster.

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One Comment to “Delightfully odd infographics via gcaptain: Knock Nevis and mapping of sumarine cables AND gulf oil spill roundup”

  1. Hi, Richard, thanks for mentioning my post on Inspired Magazine, about the oil spill.

    All the best,

    @TSSVeloso

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