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Visualising the Conflict
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Map Set 18: Deaths Bar Chart (3D) Maps
Maps drawn by Luke Kelleher; text by Martin Melaugh

Map Set 18: Deaths Bar Chart (3D) Maps - Introduction

Maps - Number of people killed due to the conflict in Northern Ireland, Belfast and Derry, between 1969 and 2001, at SOA (Small Output Area) (barchart, 3D) (3 maps)

image of map This set of maps focuses on the urban areas of Belfast and Derry. The maps show the total number of deaths due to the conflict (at Small Output Area), using 3D barcharts. The information used to locate and plot each death is provided by Malcolm Sutton’s Index of Deaths 1969-2001.

There are 582 electoral wards in Northern Ireland as defined by the Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland in 1995. The electoral ward shapefile was downloaded from EDINA borders website.

The ‘peacelines’ erected during the troubles with the intention of minimising conflict at interface areas are identified and located. The peacelines shapefile was downloaded from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA).

Maps - Number of people killed due to the conflict in Northern Ireland, Belfast and Derry, between 1969 and 2001, at SOA (Small Output Area) (barchart, 3D) (3 maps compiled and drawn by Luke Kelleher)
 
Title of Map File Version
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image of mapNumber killed - NI - SOA - 3D
Number of people killed due to the conflict in Northern Ireland between 1969 and 2001, at SOA (Small Output Area) (barchart, 3D; map in projection / tilted).
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image of mapNumber killed - Belfast - SOA - 3D
Number of people killed due to the conflict in Belfast between 1969 and 2001, at SOA (Small Output Area) (barchart, 3D).
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image of mapNumber killed - Derry - SOA - 3D
Number of people killed due to the conflict in Derry between 1969 and 2001, at SOA (Small Output Area) (barchart, 3D).
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Deaths Charts: Sources

The number of deaths is based on the Malcolm Sutton Index of Deaths (1969-2001):
      http://www.cain.ulst.ac.uk/sutton/

The electoral ward shapefile was downloaded from EDINA borders website:
      http://borders.edina.ac.uk/html/lut_download/ni_ward.html

The peacelines shapefile was downloaded from the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency:
      http://www.nisra.gov.uk/geography/default.asp12.htm

Notes

The GIS maps listed above have been produced as part of the AHRC 'Visualising the Conflict' Project. The maps have been reproduced and made available with the permission of Land & Property Services under Delegated Authority from the Controller of HMSO, © Crown Copyright and database right 2010; Permit Number: 40209.

All maps were prepared by Luke Kelleher, then a Research Associate (GIS) working with CAIN. All maps were sized A4 (approximately). GIS software was used to produce TIFF versions (A4 approx; 300dpi) which are available on request. Three versions of each map have been made available above:

  • PDF versions (A4 approx; 300dpi) are based on original TIFF files.
  • L-JPG versions (1000px700p approx; 72dpi) are low resolution JPEG images.
  • H-JPG versions (A4 approx; 300dpi) are high resolution JPEG images.

 

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