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 HEREor 24"x36" with the side explanation panel and bottom comparison panels HEREand we also have an 11"x17" Desktop Peters Map HERE Call 413-549-1293 for help deciding which map is best for you.
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. 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. * All North-South lines run vertical on this map. Thus, geographic points can be seen in their precise directional relationship. * All East-West Lines run parallel. * New map explanation and bottom comparison panels, including four other equal area maps. For more details on the Peters Map visit the link, What's Behind the Maps
For a large laminated wall map with updates go to http://odtmaps.com/detail.asp_Q_product_id_E_Pet-Wall-35x50-2014-Clone 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 HEREor 24"x36" with the side explanation panel and bottom comparison panels HEREand we also have an 11"x17" Desktop Peters Map HERE
Peters Map Video: Watch the trailer HEREOrder the video HERE
Map Video - Many Ways to See the World - free on YouTube HERE
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