True Size Map Of World

Hence the need for such re imaginings of the world map as the true size a website that lets you compare the size of any nation or us state to other land masses by allowing you to move them around to anywhere else on the map. Putting a 3d planet on a two dimensional world map was something of a challenge for early cartographers and so a flemish geographer and cartographer named gerardus mercator came. This projection is pretty useful if youre say trying to steer a ship across an ocean so in its 446 years of life its become one of the standard maps of the world.

true size map of world