World map without distortion. This attempt at creating a faithful world map took a similar tack to the sinusoidal by pulling out the edges of the map to mimic a sphere. Looking for the perfect world map poster to hand on your walls. Set any point on earth as the new north pole. Creating a map involves fitting the round world onto a flat surface.
Map projections types and distortion patterns. About the map the physical map of the world owes its inspiration to the national geographic society. Warp the map in real time. An interactive playground to explore the extreme distortions of the mercator projection.
See the world in a whole new way. 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 is also modeled more accurately as an oblate spheroid or an ellipsoid. A map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations from the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a plane.
Esoteric history of earth with much distortion introduction at the beginning of the octave of which you are a part creation was resting in time less ness and space less ness. 37 maps from childrens maps to vintage to black white to large maps and even map art. The shape of the earth is represented as a sphere.