Just for perspective.

And good night.

The commonly used Mercator map projection tends to distort our geographical view of the world.

All flat (2D) maps distort spherical (3D) surfaces, each in a different way. Even on non- Mercator maps you can only use the Latitude (vertical scale) to compare distances.*

If you want to see the world as it is, buy a globe!

The Captain
sailors don’t call them ‘maps’ but ‘nautical charts’

  • The equator is longer than the tropics (Cancer and Capricorn) and the poles have zero length.

And one of the reasons I own EZA (the other being gold) - so far, not doing so great, but there is always hope