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Peters Equal Area Wall Map
       
 

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Which is bigger, Greenland or China? With the traditional Mercator map Greenland and China look to be the same size but in reality China is almost 4 times larger! In response to such discrepancies, Dr. Arno Peters created an equal area map, a new world map that dramatically improves the accuracy of how we see the Earth. The latest maps comes in a variety of formats: laminated; paper folded; spring roller mounted, oversize laminated, and synthetic paper oversize.
For the previous 2007 edition - Size was 35'' x 50''  -- There is no more stock of these.

There are now several options for an updated Peters Map -
The newest large size Peters Map with South Sudan is available
HERE and is 39x50".
The 2014 updated large version does NOT include the side text panel on the right of the map.
We now are have a 2015 mid-size version which is available in the following two formats:
24"x36" with the map only
HERE
or 
24"x36" with the side explanation panel and bottom comparison panels
HERE
and we also have an 11"x17" Desktop Peters Map HERE
Call 413-549-1293 for help deciding which map is best for you.



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Acclaim for Peters Projection Map

 

"The first honest map of the world."
Harpers Magazine

"The most accurate map of the earth's surface yet drawn."
Oxfam America - world relief agency

"My favorite. The coolest map in the world. I keep one right over my PC where I write."
Thomas Barnett, professor, U.S. Naval War College and author of The Pentagon's New Map

"I consider the Peters projection to be superior in several respects to all previous projections known to me and would support its use in schools and the media."
Prof. Carl Troll, former president, Int'l Geographers Union

"...demonstrates more accurate and objective perceptions of the significance of nations in both hemispheres." Elizabeth Judge, Executive Director, Texas State Board of Education

 

"...a burst of brilliance that can be compared with any major breakthrough in any field of science.... For the first time in history, almost, we are seeing on paper what our world really looks like." Prof. Vernon Mulcansingh, Chair, Dept of Geography, University of the West Indies

"I never teach a class in comparative development without showing the Peters."
Prof. Kathleen Staudt, Chair, Dept of Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso

"...the best education tool for showing us our place on earth... coincides well with the teachings of the Bible and the church."
Arthur O.F. Bauer, Lutheran Church of America

 

"In his world map Arno Peters combines all those qualities that are important for climatology. No other production achieves such a sum of qualities. Without a doubt, the Peters Map is superior." Prof. Heinz Fortak, Director of the Institute of Theoretical Meteorology, Free University of Berlin

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