World Peters Projection Political Wall Map PAPER

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Peters equal area projection, with continents which at the first glance seemed in such unfamiliar distorted shapes, has by now become one of the standard presentations of the world. This political map, size 84 x 59cm (33" x 23" approx), using a projection invented by James Gall in the 19th century and popularised by Arno Peters in the 1970s, corrects the view of the world which most of us grow up with - the Mercator or a similar projection which makes the Northern Hemisphere appear far larger than it really is.

In this Peters Projection version, each continent and within it each country is drawn to present them in correct relative size to the rest of the world. All place names are in their English versions. Latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 10º intervals. Under the map are drawings and text explaining how and why the Peter Projection is more accurate.

PLEASE NOTE: this map is also available in an encapsulated format for better durability.

WE REGRET THAT DUE ITS COPYRIGHT THIS ITEM CANNOT BE SOLD TO CUSTOMERS IN NORTH AMERICA.

ISBN/EAN: 9781872142012
Scale: 1:50,000,000
Size: 84 x 59cm / 33" x 23" approx.
Product Type: Sheet map, rolled

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