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This display consists of a laminated Peters Mini-map (11'' x 17'') along with 6 individual laminated Mercator comparison panels. The Peters map has two sturdy grommets at the top for hanging. At the bottom left is a 3rd grommet with a key ring. The ring holds the 6 comparison panels (taken from the bottom of the wall size map) and a Peters laminated postcard. These were originally used by our retailers for point-of-purchase educational displays. They are now available to classroom teachers. Map with panels $28.00. Grommeted map alone $10.95 These are classic items and will never be published again. Limited quantities! Free older Peters maps from our newsletter are all donated.

Peters Map Mini Display - 11'' x 17''


Price:  $28.00
Sale Price: $19.95
Savings: $8.05

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Peters Map Mini Display with Mercator Comparison Panels  

Important Features of the Peters Map:

  • The Peters Map is an equal area map.
  • This new map shows all areas - whether countries, continents or oceans - according to their actual size. Accurate comparisons become possible.
  • The Peters Map is an equal axis map.
  • All North-South lines run vertical on this map. Thus, geographic points can be seen in their precise directional relationship.
  • The Peters Map shows equal positions.

One of the most controversial images of the world, the Peters Map was first introduced by Dr. Arno Peters in 1974, and generated a firestorm of debate. Peters was one of the first to assert that maps are unavoidably political. His map claimed to show "Fairness to All Peoples" providing an area accurate portrayal of the world. Today, this equal area map continues to have passionate fans as well as staunch critics.


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