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Make a You-Centric World Map

Choose a projection and make a map of the world centered at your location.


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This example was live-coded at the Wolfram Research booth at SXSW, March 9, 2014.

The Wolfram Language has a wealth of built-in map projections:

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Here is a world map in a Mercator projection centered at my location:

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Here is the same map in an American Polyconic projection:

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And here is the same projection, this time centered at Timbuktu:

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How do the various projections compare? Make a table showing 32 of them at once:

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