Filed Under (General) by Rob on 10-10-2011

Well…very, very big!

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Some projections of world maps (particularly the Marcator) make Africa look smaller than Greenland, even though it’s around 14 times larger. That’s why I prefer the Peters Projection (even though it looks a bit squished!)

Then there was also this map, suggesting how much of the world views Africa (blogged about here)

How the world sees Africa

And if you think Africa is nothing but poverty, warfare and sickness, think again. Of course, these exist, but let’s also celebrate what is a vibrant continent with wonderful people, breath-taking landscapes, fascinating cultures and exciting wildlife! Hooray for Africa!

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