Map of world with equator. This map displays the geographical coordinates the latitude and the longitude of the world. Latitude and longitude measure distances on the earths surface in degrees. Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. It divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres and forms the imaginary reference line on the earths surface from which latitude is reckoned.
The mercator world map of 1569 is titled nova et aucta orbis terrae descriptio ad usum navigantium emendate accommodata renaissance latin for new and more complete representation of the terrestrial globe properly adapted for use in navigation. It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows. Technically speaking even referring to the earth with words like up or down or comparing places with words above or below is flawed considering that the earth is a spherical body its actually slightly fatter. Antipodes map helps you find the other side of the world the antipodes of any place on earth.
Features latitude and longitude lines in 15 degree increments complete with explanations. Arno peters created a new world map that. The peters map is an area accurate projection of the earths surface. Upside down maps also known as south up or reversed maps offer a completely different perspective of the world we live in.
The equator and the prime meridian. In response to such discrepancies dr. Latitude and longitude start with two lines. World map locates the equator the hemispheres tropic of cancer tropic of capricorn prime meridian and more.
With the traditional mercator map circa 1569 and still in use in many schoolrooms and boardrooms today greenland and africa look the same size. It also displays the countries along with the latitudes and longitudes. This map shows diametrically opposite location named antipode or antipodal point.