Apr 28 2017

The Penguin Projection

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryThe Penguin Projection

antarctica cartography map projections

“A world map tells a lot about the person who has made it, or about the market it is made for,” says Frans Blok. The edges of equatorial projections are determined so as to put the map’s audience at the centre of the map: European maps put the Bering Strait at the edges, Australian and Asian maps the … Continue reading "The Penguin Projection"