Other map projection systems include the cassini miller the gauss krüger the winkel. A scale of miles is not shown on these maps because the scale changes with distance north and south of the equator.
Mercator projection a map projection introduced by flemish cartographer gerardus mercator in 1569.
World mercator projection map labeled. Mercator projection world map. World s major bodies of water. Lc civil war maps 2nd ed h200 available also through the library of congress web site as raster image.
Major rivers which flow north. Outline world mercator map with no borders. What and where are the seven seas.
Circles of latitude longitude the equator the prime meridian the tropic of cancer and capricorn. We hope that you find. Detailed south america political map in mercator projection.
Other helpful pages on worldatlas. 3d world map with green lands dropping shadows on blue seas and oceans. Illustration of detailed political world map in mercator projection.
Mercator projection world map. The map is thereby conformal. Shows latitude of virginia.
World map outline world mercator map with no borders. The mercator projection m ər ˈ k eɪ t ər is a cylindrical map projection presented by flemish geographer and cartographer gerardus mercator in 1569. 13 original us colonies map details.
It became the standard map projection for navigation because it is unique in representing north as up and south as down everywhere while preserving local directions and shapes. World oceans and continents map mercator projection. This map is also a mercator projection centered on europe and africa.
Other helpful pages on worldatlas. Download image of map of the world on the mercator projection. Pen and ink and pencil over grid mounted on cloth.
We were able to show 144 world countries and territories on the map at the top of this page. The mercator and gall peters projection are just two of thousands of others used around the world. The united states.
Title date and scale from stephenson s civil war maps 1989. This mercator projection map can be configured to display just the oceans and continents. The mercator projection is a useful navigation tool as a straight line on a mercator map indicates a straight course but it is not a practical world map because of distortion of scale near the poles.
Population of usa states. Cartoon men and women world map mercator projection with boundary line political world map in mercator projection. Vector art clipart and stock vectors.
Countries labeled on the world country map. Free for commercial use no attribution required. You can also choose to display the compass map scale and europe asia border.