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World Language Mapping System

Language points and area data for Geographic Information Systems
Sample Maps

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Comparison of World Language Mapping System maps produced with and without the companion Digital Chart of the World for context

Map with WLMS data only:

Map with WLMS and DCW data:


Map illustrating use of Ethnologue family data and additional offset points representing widespread languages: African Language Families

Map illustrating use of numeric population data to map population density of language speakers:

Additional sample maps (including PDF downloads) may be found in Dr. Steve Huffman's WLMS user area.


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