The peters phenomenon

John Loxton

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In 1967 Dr Amo Peters made his first public claim to have designed a world map superior to Mercator and all others. Although professional cartographers have pointed out that the projection is not original or unique, the map has gained a not inconsiderable measure of political acceptance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)106-108
Number of pages3
JournalCartographic Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1985


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