Peters projection

Also known as the Peters World Map. An area-accu­rate world map by Dr. Arno Peters, made pub­lic in Ger­many in 1974. Also called an equal-area map, because it shows all coun­tries equal­ly accord­ing to their real and actu­al size. [expla­na­tion]

The Peters Pro­jec­tion World Map is one of the most stim­u­lat­ing, and con­tro­ver­sial, images of the world.

Main site: [char­ac­ter­is­tics] [com­pared to Mer­cator pro­jec­tion] [ToC] [tores/main.asp”>buy]

Sub­ject of a film, [amazonify]B0014WJ4NC::text::::Arno Peters: Rad­i­cal Map, Remark­able Man[/amazonify].

Appeared on TV show “[amazonify]B000HC2LI0::text::::The West Wing[/amazonify]” [press release]

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First published on February 20th, 2009 at 1:21 pm

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