Gerardus Mercator


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Flemish geographer who lived in Germany

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Gerardus Mercator 1541 World Map showing the Sinus Persicus, nunc Mare de Balsera ("Persian Gulf, now Sea of Basra"), http://ids.
Which innovation was produced by Gerardus Mercator in 1569?
Belgium, which hosts European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is known for its chocolate, beer, waffles, Bruges, cartographer Gerardus Mercator, Big Bang theorist Georges Lemantre, painter Jan van Eyck, poet Emile Verhaeren, etc.
Created in 1569 by Gerardus Mercator in what is now Belgium, the Mercator is still the most widely used projection (including by Google).
It includes an insight into the genius of Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator whose astonishing work is still relevant today more than 400 years after his death.