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World Maps are Deceptive
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Explore the actual size of countries and continents compared to how it is on a two dimensional world map.

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Juhi Mishra
4 months ago
Always Welcome Abhaya
very interesting!!! can you please make a class on how maps were made in the beginning and the evolution of maps?
madam it would be better if you mentioned about Greenland too but still I'm awestruck to know things to this detail
can u please tell us why it is so ??
Sumangal Bose
a year ago
Mam already told that, because of printing two dimensional map, it maximize the size of countries nearer the poles (US, Russia, Europe), while minimize the size of those near the equator (the African Continent).
it's all about Map Projections which are done through Mercator/Cylindrical methods. more you move towards poles smaller the place look in terms of visible area.
it means you are trying to say that size depends on position. if upper the equator than its size is big and if around or below the equator than it's size smaller. but why it is so? still confused !
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