A case in point is the book not situating the arrival of the Robinson projection
as an explicit challenge to those distorted map representations which had become so hotly debated after World War II alongside issues of decolonisation, development and equality.
It was not until 1988 that the Society switched its maps to the Robinson projection
The Millennium map that accompanies this issue uses the Robinson projection
, which keeps a balance between shape and true direction whilst controlling the exaggerations sometimes shown in Polar regions.
corners, distortions, elliptical, exceptional, illustrations, Mercator projection, Peters, rectangular, Robinson projection
, round, wrinkles
The Robinson projection
is used most frequently in textbooks.
In the Robinson projection
, landmasses in which hemisphere appear larger than they actually are?