This incredible map tool reveals just how much the Mercator map distorts the world

Today’s maps found on the interwebs.

A lot of people have problems with the Mercator map of the world. Fortunately, The True Size is set up to help cartography fans see how much it distorts land mass by allowing users to move outlines of nations across the 2-D images. It is oddly addictive.

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Written by Gary

Husband, Father, geotechnologist, map geek, coffee addict, Sci-fi fan, UNIX and Mac user.