Atlantis map

A map of Atlantis

I dare say that, of all the stories about lost continents, lost islands and other geographical myths, one of them stands out above the rest: Atlantis. It is incredible how many articles, books, films and similar products have...

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California as an island

In some science fiction films there are several visions of the future of California in which this portion of the United States is shown separated from the continent as if it were an island, generally after a great cataclysm in...

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An imaginary inland sea in Australia

Alan Day narrates in his book The A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of Australia the following about a curious map of Australia dating from the early 19th century: The Friend of Australia [is a book] attributed to a Retired...

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Gall-Peters projection

The Peters projection (named after Arno Peters), also called the Gall-Peters projection, is a cartographic projection that was first described in 1855 by James Gall. This projection is equivalent, that is to say, it preserves the...

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Disputed areas layer

Although most national borders have maintained their traditional form for a long time, political crises and armed conflicts have shaped various areas in which disputed territories are still located today. When we design maps in...

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