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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.

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,