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  • Here's why all the world maps are wrong.

  • The Earth, as we hope most of you will acknowledge, is a sphere.

  • However, when you think of maps, you're probably picturing a flat rectangle of paper, this is the heart of the problem.

  • It's impossible to convert a sphere into a flat plane like this without some form of distortion.

  • As a result, the shapes and positions of continents suffer, It just doesn't work.

  • You want a truly accurate map stick to globes, seeing as planet Earth actually is one.

Here's why all the world maps are wrong.

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Why All The World Maps Are Wrong

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/09/05
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