Picture a map in your mind. Chances are good that the map you've imagined is the Mercator projection, since it's the most popular. How big is the United States compared to Russia? Greenland to Africa? Antarctica to Europe? If you cross-check the sizes of those countries with those on a globe, you're likely to be surprised.
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Check out the weird distortions that make you believe countries look differently than they really do.
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Blow your mind with a few simple maps.
Written by Ashley Hamer August 18, 2016
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