True Size of Africa

June 13, 2011

Since the world is a sphere and maps are 2-dimension projections of that sphere something has to be distorted to make it all work. Most maps improperly size the norther hemisphere. So here's an infographic that shows Africa's true size.

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Mark H. Nichols

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