[OC] 10 map projections and how they distort the world, video 57s. from r/MapPorn
The Mercator projection distorts land mass and gets criticized for that.
I can see why it's still widely used for world maps.
On other projections individual European countries are hard to make out.
When targeting a European audience Mercator makes sense.
Sourced from @GPFutures
- GISLounge : A Look at the Mercator Projection
- Comparing map projections
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