Archive for February 10th, 2012

the size of africa

In addition to the well known social issues of illiteracy and innumeracy, Kai Krause argues there should also be such a concept as immappancy, meaning insufficient geographical knowledge.

By means of a brilliant new map (high resolution), the author highlights the true size of Africa:

"True Size of Africa" by Kai Krause

This single image tries to embody the massive scale, which is larger than the USA, China, India, Japan and all of Europe…combined!

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