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Image credit: Strebe / Wikimedia Commons. A Mercator projection map.

You Might Have Been Cheated by Maps for Your Entire Life

You may be shocked to be told that that every map tells a lie in one way or another, for instance, Mercator projection maps, which is one of the most popularly used at present, enlarge areas far from the equator, while the¬†Goode homolosine projection¬†(pictured below) demonstrates continents in the proper […]

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