Mercator. It’s A Flat, Flat World by TASS Russian News Agency
The interactive digital special project "Mercator. It’s a Flat, Flat World" tells the story of a famous map, published in 1569 by the Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator. We describe the historical and scientific context of the epoch and share the personal story of the creator and his main works and focus on the map itself, pointing at the mistakes, the curious facts and the advantages of this truly innovative projection, that glorified Mercator's name.
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CreditsAuthors: Daria Donina, Timur Fekhretdinov; Editors: Sabina Vakhitova, Kristina Nedkova; Illustrator: Anastasia Zotova; Art director: Anton Mizinov; Translator: Andrei Starkov; Style editor: Philip Aghion