McDonald’s Distance

McDonald's lights up the land

McDonald's lights up the land

Stephen Von Worley used detailed map data for the 13,000+ McDonald’s locations in the US and produced this map that shows the distance to the nearest McDonald’s restaurant for any point in the lower 48 states.

It’s art, visual population analysis and geography porn all wrapped up into one.

6 Comments to “McDonald’s Distance”

  1. Isaac 3 November 2009 at 1:21 #

    Shocking isn’t it?

  2. Lloyd Budd 21 March 2010 at 20:36 #

    Wow, gross!

  3. Toby Wunder 14 April 2010 at 1:48 #

    Oh my god. The world is in the hands of MC. alarming…..

  4. Jan 19 April 2010 at 13:17 #

    Toby, I’m not sure it would look much different in other parts of the world, but on principle I have to point out that the picture doesn’t actually show “the world”, but just (most of) a single country.

  5. isabella mori (@moritherapy) 19 June 2010 at 14:26 #

    geography porn? never heard of that term. love it!

    and giggle-eyebrow-raising re US/world …

  6. Jan Karlsbjerg 20 June 2010 at 0:37 #

    Geography porn… Yeah, I guess I made that up. Inspired by the term stationery porn.


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