Our first Badger infographic about maps! This infographic goes into detail about why the Mercator projection is our standard map of the world, and why that gives us a distorted view of things. See how Africa is 14 times the size of greenland, and why nautical navigation influenced the dominance of the Mercator. Also learn about the Galls-Peter projection, the Winkel-Tripel projection, and the Goode Homosaline projection and why they are a better geographic representation of our world.
Some great sources of information about the Mercator: