Monday, 22 April 2019

Did You Know: All Maps Are Wrong?

Informative and quite scary:

Mercator (the old school book friend):

Gall-Peters (the truth is out there"):

So you see Africa is very big and Greenland looks bigger than it should really be!
Check this out ... "the true size of countries":!MTc0MjYxMzA.MjY2NzY3MA*MzYwMDAwMDA(MA~!CONTIGUOUS_US*MTAwMjQwNzU.MjUwMjM1MTc(MTc1)MA~!IN*NTI2NDA1MQ.Nzg2MzQyMQ)MQ~!CN*OTkyMTY5Nw.NzMxNDcwNQ(MjI1)Mg~!GL*NzgwNjU.MzM2NDQxNDA)Mw~!AU*MTEwOTg0.MTA4NDM2MDA)NA~!RU*MA.MTgwMDAwMDA)NQ

Little did I know that my Geography Teacher was a Colonial Propagandist!


Pete. said...

Not a probl;em that most wargamers would face... there for it is with some pride that it had to be considered for the map for my Case Blue megagame the other year.



Geordie an Exiled FoG said...

Planet sized games its the way forward ;)