Why Your Google Maps Is Over 400 Years Old

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Published on 10 Aug 2020, 23:19
These days, it’s natural to feel a bit lost. Everyone seems to be looking for a sense for where they stand in the world; a reference point on which to ground ourselves. A mental map. But, many people’s mental maps of Earth share the same, fairly significant errors. The good news is: it’s not your fault!

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