Mar 28 2017

The Peters Map Is Fighting the Last War

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryThe Peters Map Is Fighting the Last War

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News of Boston public schools’ decision to go with the Peters projection has gone viral over the past week, and my teeth have not stopped itching. Largely because this is very much old news: Arno Peters began promoting “his” projection 44 years ago, and the Peters map has been making the rounds in certain circles ever since then. This is not … Continue reading "The Peters Map Is Fighting the Last War"