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How big is history?

posted by Jason Kottke   Aug 19, 2010

Built by BERG, the BBC Dimensions site allows you to overlay the geographies of historical events and significant places onto more familiar locales. Here’s the Apollo 11 Moon walk positioned over the Statue of Liberty, the size of the radiation cloud if Chernobyl had happened in Chicago, and the Marianas Trench stretching from Manhattan’s West Village to Sunset Park in Brooklyn.

Chernobyl/Chicago

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