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This Is The True Size Of Africa | IFLScience How large is Africa compared to the United States, or Western Europe? Most inhabitants of the latter places might guess it is a little larger, but few would have any idea of the scale of the difference. This has led German graphics designer Kai Krause to produce this map to shake people's perceptions a little.
We Have Been Misled By An Erroneous Map Of The World For 500 Years #video But neither the Peters projection is deemed accurate because also "flat" while the earth is... round. Robinson and Winkel projections are deemed more accurate (spheric) alternatives
Mew Lab , Shaun Clark and Kim Noce, have been busy making two, five minute films for the BBC. Both films are aimed at 7-11 year olds and are to be recorded in many different languages as part of the Telling Tales series. Anansi invites Turtle into her home to share a meal, but contrives to eat all the yams herself leaving Turtle hungry. Turt...
We Have Been Misled By An Erroneous Map Of The World For 500 Years. This clip was featured in "The West Wing," but map dishonesty is anything but fictional. Check out the video to get an accurate look at the size of Africa. // The map shows how Africa (30,3 million km²) is larger than the combination of China (9,6 million km²), the US (9,4 million km²), Western Europe (4,9 million km²), India (3,2 million km²) and Argentina (2,8 million km²), three Scandinavian countries and the British ...