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Old Oct 4th 2017, 7:42 pm   #1
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Default Overlay of European Cities over North America

Many expats don't fully appreciate Canada's vastness until they see it on a map. This map by Matador Network provides an interesting comparison:



Here's the full article: https://matadornetwork.com/read/mapp...itudes-europe/
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Fascinating!!

It is often hard to really describe to someone in the UK or Europe just how much difference there is between Canada and over there!!
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Fascinating!!

It is often hard to really describe to someone in the UK or Europe just how much difference there is between Canada and over there!!
Really? I've never had a conversation with anyone that doesn't understand how scales on a map work.

Of course you might have to explain to them that only 5% of Canada is habitable.
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Of course you might have to explain to them that only 5% of Canada is habitable.
Compares well with Birmingham then
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I like these maps. Have seen them before, but I like all maps! How Missoula makes it onto a map of this type, I don't quite know!!
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I like these maps. Have seen them before, but I like all maps! How Missoula makes it onto a map of this type, I don't quite know!!
And no Toronto.......I mean its only the biggest city in Canada!
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.... Of course you might have to explain to them that only 5% of Canada is habitable.
If you define Canada based on where most (90%) of the population live, it is 3,000 miles wide but only 100 miles from north to south.
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Compares well with Birmingham then
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