What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You

In: Humor Maps

15 Nov 2011

Personally, I like to stare at the Peters when I’m pondering global issues, but I use the Winkel-Tripel when I’m double checking a choropleth or cartogram and need to be sure which shape in the middle of eastern Europe really is Slovenia – I have large versions of both on my office walls.

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5 Responses to What Your Favorite Map Projection Says About You

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jilm

November 15th, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Slovenia is neither in the middle of Eastern Europe nor actually even a part of Eastern Europe. :-)

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Dustin

November 15th, 2011 at 12:44 pm

Sure it is. Where would you classify it?

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Alan

November 15th, 2011 at 5:02 pm

That would be choropleth, not chloropleth…

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Dustin

November 15th, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Alan: fixed. Thanks.

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brian

November 15th, 2011 at 6:02 pm

And I like a Pacific-centered South pole at the top Peters, since I live in NZ (and apparently hate _everyone_).

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