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A cartogram is a distorted map where the area or other visual encodings are used to represent quantity associated with each region.

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  • Wallace, J. W. Population map for health officers. Am. J. Pub. Health 16:1023, 1926

There was another design of cartogram in 1934 by Erwin Raisz (Geographical Review, Vol. 24, No. 2 (Apr., 1934), pp. 292-296) and this also looks like an almost proper treemap.

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