Peters Atlas : The Earth in Its True Proportions (Hardcover)

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Peters Projection, the type of cartographic representation on which the atlas is based, was introduced in 1973. It is a method of depicting the world on paper that accurately represents the surface of the globe while maintaining the relative proportions of three dimensions. In other words, countries with the same area are of equal size on a Peters map.

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Publisher Atlasbooks Dist Serv
Mfg Part# 9783833155604
SKU 219423114
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 3833155604
Release Date 12/23/2010
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 13.75H x 9.75L x 1T
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Editors Note Peters Projection, the type of cartographic representation on which the atlas is based, was introduced in 1973. It is a method of depicting the world on paper that accurately represents the surface of the globe while maintaining the relative proportions of three dimensions. In other words, countries with the same area are of equal size on a Peters map.
Editors Note 1 Peters Projection, the type of cartographic representation on which the atlas is based, was introduced in 1973. It is a method of depicting the world on paper that accurately represents the surface of the globe while maintaining the relative proportions of three dimensions. In other words, countries with the same area are of equal size on a Peters map. All the maps in this atlas use the same scale for surface area, permitting direct comparison of the size of different regions without emphasizing some over others.
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