Maps That Might Make You Rethink How You See the World

The Mercator Map Has Distorted Our Reality for Centuries. The map below shows how we are used to looking at and thinking about the world. Look familiar? This is called the Mercator Projection, named after the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator, who developed it in 1569 and inadvertently distorted our world view for the … Continued



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