Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which cut the developed world down to size A district will drop the Mercator projection, which physically diminished Africa and South America, for the Peters, which

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A self-professed map addict, Gary has worked in the mapping and location space for over 20 years through a combination of luck and occasional good judgement. Gary is co-founder of Malstow Geospatial, which provides handmade, professional geospatial consulting. A Fellow of the RGS, he tweets about maps, writes about them...
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