Archive for Oktober, 2012

The really true size of Africa

Donnerstag, Oktober 11th, 2012

africa is a really big continent

Kai Krauses wonderful graphic showed the outlines of other countries crammed into the outline of the African continent. His aim was to make „a small contribution in the fight against rampant Immappancy“—in particular, the fact that most people do not realise how much the ubiquitous Mercator projection distorts the relative sizes of countries.

Africa is really, really big….