Mercator map puzzle

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

The Mercator projection can be useful for giving directions, but when it comes to world maps, the projection doesn't hold up well as you move far north and south. By how much? Give this puzzle game a try and match the red boundaries to their respective countries.



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