Africa Dwarfs China, Europe and the U.S.
The most prevalent flat maps make Africa appear much smaller than it is
This article was originally published with the title "True Size of Africa" in Scientific American 313, 1, 80 (July 2015)
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Mark Fischetti is a senior editor at Scientific American. He covers all aspects of sustainability. Follow him on Twitter @markfischetti Credit: Nick Higgins
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