“In some ways, all 2D maps of Earth are interrupted at some point, even if it’s just along the antimeridian at 180°. Interruptions are often in areas of less interest e.g. oceans for a land-focused map.”
No screenshot could do justice to this animation. It transforms a map of the world from one map projection to another, and in the 5 second interval it ‘spins the globe’ to give you a sense of the the spatial distortions inherent in all projections. This is but one of the many visualizations from Jason Davies mapping project.
Tags: mapping, visualization, map projections, cartography, perspective, unit 1 Geoprinciples.
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