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pilvikki
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parallell maps

Post by pilvikki » 19 Jan 2017, 11:34

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Re: parallell maps

Post by yogi » 19 Jan 2017, 12:46

It looks like Chicago is further north than New York. Hard to believe that by looking at conventional maps.

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Re: parallell maps

Post by pilvikki » 19 Jan 2017, 18:24

and wellington in Albania? weird...

it appears we have a really skewed view from our conventional maps.

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Re: parallell maps

Post by yogi » 19 Jan 2017, 18:38

It is indeed skewed because they are trying to take a rounded surface and present it as flat and two dimensional. Distortions are bound to be created that way.

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Re: parallell maps

Post by pilvikki » 21 Jan 2017, 17:48

same as when you compare the sizes of the country areas.

http://mapfight.appspot.com/no-vs-in/no ... comparison

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Re: parallell maps

Post by yogi » 22 Jan 2017, 07:47

Norway is only 15% the size of Greenland but more than 300% bigger than Iceland. Interesting map site. :geek:

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