Mapping the History of Santa Around the World

Story Map technology is being used by professionals, students, academics, environmentalists, journalists, and just about everyone in order to tell a story, share dynamic visualizations, and provide a spatial context. Deviating somewhat from the typical story map, some people are using the technology to provide some entertaining, and educational, holiday cheer. Case in point, this story map shares a look at Santas around the World and the history of Santa.

Santas Around the World

Browse the map and see how other cultures perceive Santa and how they embrace the spirit of the season.

In the US he’s known as Santa Claus, but how has this traditional Christmas character evolved and transformed over time and around the world? Enjoy this story map by Matt Artz

 

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