A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Frank Reed
Date: 2016 Dec 31, 19:53 -0800
Here's a graphic representation of the difference between a pure cylindrical projection and the actual Mercator projection. I think I've drawn this correctly but no guarantees... Please note, this sort of representation will be immediately instructive to some people and meaningless to plenty of others. If it doesn't strike a chord, don't waste your time on it.