Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Happy Belated Birthday, Gerhardus Mercator!

It has come to our attention that Monday, March 5, 2012, was the 500th birthday of Gerhardus Mercator, the man responsible for the Mercator Projection!  Here are a few blogs/websites that joined in the celebration.

1 comment:

  1. Those of us who have studied geography and projections have a love-hate feeling about Mercator. Greenland isn't that large compared to other countries! But then, most of us are using nautical maps to travel the oceans....