Mar 30 2017

More on Boston Schools and the Peters Map

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryMore on Boston Schools and the Peters Map

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Atlas Obscura’s Cara Giaimo has an in-depth look at the reaction to the decision by Boston public schools to adopt the Peters projection in teaching materials. It’s well worth taking the time to read; the general gist from several cartographers and commentators is that swapping the Mercator for the Peters isn’t that much of an … Continue reading "More on Boston Schools and the Peters Map"