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The highs and lows of London in one handy map

Written by
Eddy Frankel

If there's one thing London loves, it's maps (see 17 alternative tube maps if you don't believe us) and Alice Goudie at London-based start-up Emu Analytics has created a rather ace one that shows the relative heights of the capital's buildings.

[Click here to view the interactive version.]

Our favourite bit, other than placid low-level blue of most of London, is the neat rising doughnut of the Olympic Stadium all by its lonesome over in Stratford. It's like the city's secret nipple ring, poking saucily up into the sky. See, the Olympic legacy isn't all bad: we got a piercing!

More map action:
Secrets of the tube with 3D maps
London in 'smell maps'
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