Everything You’ve Ever Known About Geography, Has Been Wrong This Entire Time…

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Remember when you first sat in your junior high geography class? Well, guess what? Everything you learned back then, and through your life about geography has been wrong. Sizes of countries, location of countries, you name it….wrong. Get ready to be mesmerized with the truth. You’ll feel like you’re Christopher Columbus discovering the world all over again…

1. You can see how the size of the United States changes as you move it north and south.

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2. If Canada was moved to where the US is, you can clearly see that they aren’t as dissimilar in size.

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3. Australia is actually huge. This is what happens when you move it over Europe.

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4. For Alaska, it is nowhere near as big as most maps make it seem.

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5. If you move Texas (second largest state) over Alaska, you can see Texas isn’t far behind..

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6. Or, at least, not THIS much difference.

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7. Here’s Antartica. It’s roughly the size of western africa.

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8. This is how big the USA is compared with Europe. You can notice how much further north London is vs the US

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9. Same thing with the UK

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10. If Britain were located on the equator it would be really tiny.

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11. Greenland

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12. California on top of UK

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13. United States next to Australia. How are they the same size?!

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14. Democratic Republic of the Congo moved north

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15. Five largest countries in Africa overlayed on top of the USA

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16. What would happen to a rectangular state, like Colorado, as you move it north from the equator.

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17. The 10 largest countries next to each other on the equator

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So, if you decide to sail the world, take these maps with you instead :) The right ones….Share with friends!

Via Imgur

 

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