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Re: The real size of Africa

From: Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:52:24 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFVDz42eLRfp4bnNG_wnTQ3KP8fTCQwMXfTsbK3BVLG7OwXaPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "SDW WG (public-sdw-wg@w3.org)" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Fortunately with modern techniques for displaying geographic data in a web
browser there is no need for projection on a flat plane any longer.
Something like this <https://cesiumjs.org/Cesium/Apps/HelloWorld.html> is
what should hang on the wall in school classes.

Regards,
Frans

On 15 September 2016 at 13:06, Linda van den Brink <
l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl> wrote:

> http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/18/africa/real-size-of-africa/
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> A nice article with very helpful illustrations to explain the problem of
> projections, in particular Mercator.
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