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Gastner/Newman cartogram

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Gastner/Newman cartogram
This is a Gastner/Newman cartogram of the 2007 Parliamentary Constituencies. Each constituency is roughly the same size, whilst retaining something of its original shape. The colour shows the Government Office Region.
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Source:
Social and Spatial Inequalities Research Group, University of Sheffield (Non-Commercial Research)
http://sasi.group.shef.ac.uk/maps/elections/constituencies/newman_region.html
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