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Graphic of the Day: Jerusalem's Sound Map

Mapping the city's church bells, sirens, and calls to prayer.
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What can you tell about a city by the sounds it makes? If it's Jerusalem, quite a bit. This sound map highlights calls to prayer, along with police sirens and ambulance horns. Taken together, they create a display of the city's overlapping and chaotic communities.

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