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The Evolution of a New World--Beckles Willson (September 1901)

An interesting article if you can cope with the at times grating tone of Victorian/Edwardian superiority. It’s surprising how quickly the maps of America developed from the complete guesswork at the start of the 16th century to Mercator’s map of 1541. 2,143 more words


flydubai signs up Mercator to boost cargo operations

Dubai-based airline, flydubai, and Mercator have announced the signing of a seven-year extension to their air cargo management contract. The renewal agreement reaffirms the continuation of the strategic partnership initiated in 2012, designed to provide flydubai with a next-generation technology… 8 more words

All maps are wrong

In a former life I taught the Esri Authorized course “Introduction to ArcView GIS 3.0.” One of the hardest concepts to teach my students was map projections. 96 more words


The Gall-Peters Projection Isn't Good For Boston Public Schools

Over the past week, Boston Public Schools has decided to forego the use of the Mercator projection in classrooms. What is going to replace the projection? 120 more words


South is Up

I had a dream I was on a journey and moving in the wrong direction.

Lately, I’d begun studying the lunar cycles as part of my research on the divine feminine rising. 357 more words