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Mercator projection vs. true relative size of countries

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Contrasting size of countries, Mercator projection vs. true size (as on a globe). The closer a country is to the North or South pole, the more its size is exaggerated.
True size (to scale) shown in dark image; Mercator-projection size in light image.

Written by Leisureguy

5 December 2022 at 4:41 pm

Posted in Daily life, Math

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