More Videos about the Problem with Maps

The Earth is a sphere and as there is no perfect way to show the surface of a sphere on a 2D rectangle,  any map will have issues.

We wrote about the problems with maps already in 2015. Our pick of the week comes back to the fascinating problems of map creation and map projection with two excellent videos: one from SciShow and one from Vox.

Can You Make an Accurate Map?

Why all world maps are wrong

Pictures / Videos:

  • Globe: picture taken by myself
  • Video: YouTube channel SciShow
  • Video: YouTube channel Vox

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