Colton's Map of the World Quiz

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What was the Mercator Projection's impact on map definitions?

During which century did the Mercator style of map gain prominence?

What did the note on the 1855 Colton's Map mention about Antarctica?

What characterized the 1500s in relation to mapmaking?

What change occurred in power distribution by the 19th century?

What did the Mercator Projection distort?


Test your knowledge of the 1855 Colton's Map of the World on Mercator's Projection and its historical significance during the Industrial Revolution. Explore its unique features and geographical representations.

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