Adsense

Thursday, December 14, 2017

OBQ 1068: Why Greenland looks bigger than Africa.

This Dutchman has confused us for more than four centuries now, he did that because the map making system that he made is still the most common way to make maps around the world, and thats the reason why some regions though small look bigger than others!

Who is the lad? Even his last name will do.

Answer: Gerardus Mercator, the man behind the Mercator projections that are still used to make maps.

1 comment: