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Old December 3rd, 2006, 08:15 PM   #1
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World City Size Comparison (NASA!)



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Old December 3rd, 2006, 08:21 PM   #2
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That is pretty cool. Thanks for sharing.
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 08:58 PM   #3
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yes that is very cool - i've been wanting to see that for years- but i think you left off some of los angeles - i'll have to check a political map to be sure though. but still great work!
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 09:07 PM   #4
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Nice work, I thought Mexico City was larger. Los Angeles looks enormous. Hong Kong is to small.
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 09:07 PM   #5
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Where is São Paulo?

Would be interesting see São Paulo compared with this cities
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 11:46 PM   #6
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American metros are huge...

I believe New York is the world's largest urbanized area...correct me if I'm wrong...
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Old December 3rd, 2006, 11:58 PM   #7
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Very nice, too bad the list is only partial, did you make it yourself?
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:02 AM   #8
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I would like to see Paris and London.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:10 AM   #9
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Pretty cool, but is this really accurate? Hong Kong is larger than New Orleans in real life, but not on your picture...
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:11 AM   #10
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Nice comparisons, explains why Hong Kong is so high density.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:11 AM   #11
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NY seems to be missing parts of NJ and Conn. Once again this shows how much sprawl affects cities around the world.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:48 AM   #12
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I had a hard time finding hk.

I'm looking forward to see Toronto and London.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 12:49 AM   #13
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Very nice, too bad the list is only partial, did you make it yourself?
It was compiled by some very talented spanish forumers.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 01:01 AM   #14
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Old December 4th, 2006, 01:13 AM   #15
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Lots of Sydney is missing. Large parts of the south-west, almost the entire north, lots of the west and also the northwest is missing.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 01:15 AM   #16
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I think you should also add Melbourne.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 05:17 AM   #17
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set google earth on an certain angle, for example 4200FT, through compare to other city,you can measure the real size of a city.
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Old December 4th, 2006, 05:20 AM   #18
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seems losangles is the largest city in USA?
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Old December 4th, 2006, 09:12 AM   #19
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No. LA use to be the largest in the US (and world). But other cities have expanded since then. I think somewhere in Arkansas is the largest. And possibly Atlanta or Phoenix.
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seems losangles is the largest city in USA?
new york is the largest.
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