SSS 10: Mercator Vs. Peters

 

 

In 1973 Arno Peters launched an attack on most prevalent map projection in the world, a 400 year old map created by the flemish cartographer Geradus Mercator, and released his own map to replace it. It did not go exactly as he hoped.

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Road Map

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