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World Population Concentrated

World Population Concentrated
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What would the world’s landscape look like if it were concentrated into one megalopolis?  This graphic analysis illustrates the amount of land required to accommodate all 6.9 billion people based on the densities of cities across the globe.  The differences illuminate the adverse affects of suburban sprawl.

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Cite: Tim Winstanley. "World Population Concentrated" 10 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/164283/world-population-concentrated/> ISSN 0719-8884
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