MdP – MAPS: Die Einzugs- und Entwässerungsgebiete der Flüsse in Nordamerika – eine wirklich tolle Karte

Einzugs- bzw. Entwässerungsgebiete (Begriff aus der Hydrogeographie): 
Das durch Wasserscheiden begrenzte Gebiet, welches durch einen Fluss mit allen seinen Nebenflüssen entwässert wird. Es wird zwischen dem oberirdischen und dem unterirdischen Einzugsgebiet unterschieden.

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The HD map above shows catchment areas of North-Americas streams and rivers. It’s based on the Strahler Stream Order Classification System. The higher the stream order, the thicker the line.

If you like this map then click on this link to get to my post with the map of European rivers and streams. 

The map was created by Robert Szucs (Reddit user Fejetlenfej),
who runs GrasshopperGeography.

MdP – INFOGRAPHICS: Who Immigrated to the US and When – This Great Infographic Mirrors World History

Immigration to the US has been limited by many factors, including laws such as the Immigration Act of 1924 that completely excluded immigrants from Asia and severely limited the number of immigrants of other nationalities. People obtaining lawful permanent resident status by region or selected country of last residence: 1820 – 2015.

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Click this link to insightfulinteraction.com to get to the hoverable version of this infographic

 

 

MdP – AIR CRAFT CARRIERS AND GEOPOLITICS: 90,000 Tons of Diplomacy

GENERAL MISSION: THE FORMATION OF A SEAPOWER AND POWER PROJECTION
A U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group mission is to achieve and sustain air, sea and undersea control, respond to crises, and protect United States’ interests anywhere, anytime.

The Strike Group is composed of the right combination of ships, submarines, aircraft, and personnel to support an extensive range of operations from wartime combat to peace time presence.

The Strike Group provides the credible warfighting capabilities necessary to influence the battle space from the ocean floor to space.

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