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Mercator Projection

  • Mercator projection


The map is a Mercator projection and is among the most common in use today. It places North America at the center.

This source is a part of the Analyzing Maps methods module.

Rand McNally, Mercator Projection, 2003.


Grateful Acknowledgement is made to the following institutions and individuals for permission to publish material from their collections:

Rand McNally Map - Used with permission © RMcN, R.L. S-2003

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Mercator Projection in World History Commons,