World map accurate. World maps are notoriously distorted but the authagraph minimizes the effect. A free vector format map of the world available in ai eps and cdr vector formats. This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first modern world map made by the venetian monk fra mauro in about 1450. However compare infobase limited and its directors do not own.
Fra mauro world map c1450. From japanese artist hajime narukawa the authagraph map breaks the globe into sections to allow it to be folded flat while maintaining accurate dimensions. The familiar world map weve all encountered in school sans antarctica was conceived almost half a millennium ago in 1569 by cartographer gerardus mercator and it has some serious flaws. This large world map 2777 inches x 2048 inches has clear cartography bold colors and user friendly fonts.
When this map was first introduced by historian and cartographer dr. The image is a high resolution world map and available in ai eps jpeg or layered pdf formats. We have already added a world map 2019. Here we have a much better and 2018 version of the world map.
Have a look for yourself. Arno peters at a press conference in germany in 1974 it generated a firestorm of debate. The peters projection world map is one of the most stimulating and controversial images of the world.