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Map Projections - 好きな図法別、あなたのタイプ診断


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Map Projections(投影法)

[What your favorite Map Projection Says about you]


You're not really into maps.

Van der grinten(Van der Grinten図法)

You're not a complicated person. You love the Metcator projection; You just wish it weren't square. The earth's not a square, it's a circle. You like circles. Today is gonna be a good day!


You have a comfortable pair of running shoes that you wear everywhere. You like coffee and enjoy the Beatles. You think the Robinson is the best-looking projection, hands down.


You like Issac Asimov, XML, and shoes with toes. You think the Segway got a bad rap. You own 3D goggles, which you use to view rotating models of better 3D goggles. You type in Dvorak.


National Geotraphic adopted the Winkel-Tripel in 1998, but you've been W-T fan since long before "NatGeo" showed up. You're worried it's geting played out, and are thinking of switching to the Kavrayskiy. You once left a party in disgust when a guest showed up wearing shoes with toes. Your favorite musical genre is "post -".

Goode Homolosine(グード ホモロサイン図法)

They say mapping the earth on a 2D surface is like flattening an orannge peel, which seems easy enough to you. You like easy solution. You think we wouldn't have so many problems if wed just elect normal people to congress in stead of politicians. You think airlines should just buy food from the restaurants near the gates and serve that on board. You change your car's oil, but secretly wonder if really need to.


You want to avoid cultural imperialism, but you're conflict-averse and buy organic. You use a recently-invented set of gender-neutral pronouns and think that what the world needs is a revolution in consciousness.

Plate Carree(Eguirectangular)(正距円筒図法)

You think this one is fine. You like how X and Y map to latitude and longitude. The other projections over complicate things. You want me to stop asking about maps so you can enjoy dinner.

A Globe!(地球儀!)

Yes, You're very clever.

Waterman Butterfly(ウォーターマンバタフライ図法)

Really? You know the Waterman? Have you seen the 1909 Cahill map it's based- ...You have a framed peproduction at home?! Whoa ... listen, forget these questions. Are you doing anything tonight?

Peirce Quincuncial(Peirce quincuncial図形)

You think that when we look at a map, what we really see is ourselves. after you first saw inception, you sat silent in the theater for six hours. It freaks you out to realize that everyone around you has a skeleton inside them. you have really looked at your hands.


I hate you.

Alt-text: What's that? You think I don't like the Peters map because I'm uncomfortable with having my cultural assumptions challenged? Are you sure you're not ... ::puts on sunglasses:: ... projecting?





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