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The North Pole, Part I: Maps and Legends

The North Pole, Part I: Maps and Legends

Update: 2020-06-176
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In 1569, Gerardus Mercator creates the first world map. It's the predecessor of the cartoonishly inaccurate Mercator projection, and this math guides people toward what they believe to be the North Pole.

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The North Pole, Part I: Maps and Legends

The North Pole, Part I: Maps and Legends

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