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To Mercator’s credit, his map was created for the purposes of navigation, and it does this well—but it sucks for visual accuracy.
Mercator’s map shows a giant Greenland and the Western world at its center.
For example, Hawaii is much closer to Asia than it looks on a Mercator projection.
The most common map used these days is the Mercator projection.
The Mercator projection is very good for navigation and for making local maps.
A few hundred years later, Belgian cartographer Gerard Mercator was charged with heresy.
The blog was recently optioned by Mercator Pictures for scripted television development.
The engraved map is of the Hondius or the Mercator type presenting in the main the best geographical knowledge of the time.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II|Edward Luther Stevenson
We annex a sketch of this map as reduced by Brevoort to Mercator's projection.
You already know something about the Mercator Projection and a Mercator chart.
The Hydrographic Office publishes blank Mercator charts for all latitudes in which they can be used for plotting your position.
In very high latitudes and near the North pole, the Mercator chart is worthless.