Map Colours and Colour Blindness

color-blind-map

Using an online colour blindness simulator, Reddit user kalsoy has created the above image showing how map colours are perceived by people with various forms of colour vision deficiency. [via]

Previously: Ordnance Survey Announces Colour-Blind Map StyleOrdnance Survey Announces Colour-Blind Mapping.

Author: Jonathan Crowe

Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room. His essays and reviews have been published by AE, Calafia, The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Ottawa Citizen, Strange Horizons and Tor.com. He lives in Shawville, Quebec.