This interactive map paints a clear picture of the world as it is

A data scientist has managed to paint an accurate picture of the world as it is with the help of an interactive map. The map compares the actual size of certain countries with that projected by the most popular map in the world. The classic Mercator projection distorts land size so that countries farther away from the equator appear larger. Take a look at the striking comparison that may entirely change the way you interpret the world. 

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This interactive map paints a clear picture of the world as it is

A data scientist has managed to paint an accurate picture of the world as it is with the help of an interactive map. The map compares the actual size of certain countries with that projected by the most popular map in the world. The classic Mercator projection distorts land size so that countries farther away from the equator appear larger. Take a look at the striking comparison that may entirely change the way you interpret the world. 

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