It might feel like our communications systems have evolved past the point where we'd need tons of cables, but it couldn't be further from the truth--undersea cables are an integral part of the internet's backbone, as we investigated here. But where are they, exactly, and which cable links which hubs?
TeleGeography makes these great four-color graphics every year that show exactly that--definitely worth a look. Check out this year's map here.
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