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Land Maps Reimagined as Charts of Land by Latitude and Longitude

These are quick studies by Andy Woodruff that squish the existing continents into charts of land by latitude and longitude. Some interesting observations: by longitude, Africa’s continental shape basically inverts; You can slightly notice India’s sub-continental protrusion upside-down as well; by latitude South America does something similar, and is the only continent still somewhat recognizable; surprisingly North America covers nearly as many columns of longitude as Asia – thank you Greenland! And of course the concentration of land is around the 50° and 30° latitude marks, and the 70° and 20°-30° longitude marks.

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