Apple Maps stands at the end of a long line of cartographic catastrophes. Say goodbye to the Mountains of Kong and New South Greenland—the enchanting era of geographic gaffes is coming to a close.
I came across these maps and was immediately drawn in. I had no idea what the maps were illustrating but their appearance was captivating enough to make me do a little additional research to find out.
Map-making or Cartography, is the study, and often practices of creating a graphic representation or scale model of the Earth upon a flat surface. By tradition, the history of cartography had been dominated by geographers.