Wasn’t the map of Algeria placed over Europe an interesting exercise in perspective (and the distortion of the Mercator Projection)?

Here’s another: Europe atop of Australia.  It’s said that Aus is either the world’s largest island or its smallest continent.  Maybe it’s actually the second smallest.


  1. Of course, as a geographic entity, Europe extends to the Urals and thus includes most of the populated parts of Russia.

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