Butterfly World Map
The Octahedral Butterfly Map of the World was created by Bernard J.S. Cahill (1866-1944) and first published in 1909. Much like the Dymaxion map of the Earth created by Buckminster Fuller, the Butterfly Map of the World does a good job of minimizing areal distortion and displaying continents equally.
The Butterfly Map of the World concept has been revived and expanded on by Steve Waterman who is currently developing Waterman's Polyhedron, a map similar to the Butterfly Map of the World.
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- The Butterfly World Map (Image)
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