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Gall–Peters_projection

The Gall-Peters projection map, showing the true relative size of the continents without the distortion of the traditional Mercator projection. (As usual, “The West Wing” got there first.)

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Boston rapid transit map, 1954

Boston Rapid Transit map 1954

Click image to view full size. Via Cartographia.

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The true size of Africa

True Size of Africa

Africa is larger than the U.S., China, India, Japan, and all of Europe combined. Via (click to view full size).

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