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Mapping the Oceans

World maps usually center on the land, with the Pacific Ocean divided as bookends. To show each ocean as a whole with the least distortion for our "Beneath the Oceans" supplement map, we used a map projection called an interrupted Mollweide centered on the Pacific.Map and narration by Martin Gamache and Jane Vessels, NGM StaffBathymetric Relief by Tibor G. T?thMap projection animation by Daniel 'daan' Strebe, Mapthematics
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