When maps go wrong

Maps have long been used for purposes that go far beyond helping people to find things.  They have been tools for propaganda and ideology, and in some cases, just plain wrong, including presenting California as an island.  Here the Guardian examines a visual catalogue of cartographical errors down through the ages.

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