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Elements and the Countries That Discovered Them

Jason English
Jamie Gallagher/@JamieBGall
Jamie Gallagher/@JamieBGall / Jamie Gallagher/@JamieBGall
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You know the periodic table. You know the elements. Do you know where those elements were discovered? Here's a handy guide. [Here's a larger version.]

The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly. Thanks to Jamie Gallagher for creating this one, and @Amazing_Maps for tweeting it out.

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