These 10 maps will change the way you see the world

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These 10 maps will change the way you see the world These 10 maps will change the way you see the world Maps are all imperfect because they portray the globe in just two dimensions. Most maps, like the Mercator projection, distort the size or shape of landmasses, which skews our perceptions of how big continents and countries are compared to one another. When you consider square mileage though, a whole new world appears. Inspired by this map of Africa's true size from German graphic designer Kai Krause, we created 15 map overlays to open your eyes to some real geography. -------------------------------------------------- BI Video on : 1oS68Zs BI on : 1W9Lk0n Read more: businessinsider -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.