Whats wrong with all maps

Yes, you may find this hard to believe, but all of our maps are wrong. No, Google Maps is not an exception to this rule. Maps have and will always be wrong. Africa, South Asia, and South America all appear much smaller in it will be exciting to see what the next generation of map projections have. Maps are flat representations of our spherical planet. I cut open a plastic globe to understand just what it takes to turn a sphere into something.

How do you make something round into something flat without distorting it? Something round, like a globe or a planet, is three dimensional. Something flat, like a. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE MERCATOR MAP? whereas in reality India is three times the size of all Scandinavian countries put together. All new maps bought by public schools in Boston will be Peters projection. If you're still not entirely sure what on earth we're talking about.

I'm talking pretty much every map and globe you've ever looked at. They're all wrong. OK, so “wrong” is too strong a word because what we've. It's tough to represent a three-dimensional world in a two-dimensional map. The most common way of getting around this problem is to use a.