I’m disappointed at the projection chosen for the world map on the wall. It’s rather ethnocentric for 2017.


Thanks for your comment. World maps come in all shapes, sizes, projections and orientations. As a point of information about the world map displayed in the 3rd floor hallway, it has a very commonly used projection used by map makers world-wide called the Van Der Grinten projection. This type of projection contains a center point focused on 0° latitude (the equator) and 0° longitude (the prime meridian). We have a great many other world maps in this and many other projections that are a part of the map collection that is located on the third floor of Bird Library.

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