Monday, April 10, 2017

Mercator Projection All the Way Down

Map facts: The Mercator projection is technically infinitely tall, and more warped as it goes down, so it must always be cropped somewhere. Below is a cropping somewhat lower than normal, so you can see: (1) Antarctica, (2) buildings at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station, and finally (3) individual snowflakes.





Hat tip: Geoawesomeness.

2 comments:

  1. Oh, my.

    How many time zones does your little research campus span?

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    1. Ha! I wish I were in the area of interest. :-)

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