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Region prepares as Sandy moves north - National weather forecasters are calling it “Frankenstorm,” and Eastern Connecticut communities are girding for what could be gale-force winds, inches of rain and flooding with the pending landfall of Hurricane Sandy along the East Coast early next week. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/carousel/x1272745340/Region-prepares-as-Sandy-moves-north #ctnews #frankenstorm #hurricanesandy #connecticut

Region prepares as Sandy moves north - National weather forecasters are calling it “Frankenstorm,” and Eastern Connecticut communities are girding for what could be gale-force winds, inches of rain and flooding with the pending landfall of Hurricane Sandy along the East Coast early next week. Read more: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/carousel/x1272745340/Region-prepares-as-Sandy-moves-north #ctnews #frankenstorm #hurricanesandy #connecticut

The more commonly used Mercator projection (pictured) exaggerates the size of the Earth around the poles and shrinks it around the equator. It's especially problematic given that the first world maps based on the Mercator projection were produced by European colonialists. Imagine drawing a world map on an orange, peeling the skin to leave a single piece and then flattening it. It would, of course, rip. But imagine you could stretch it. As you did so, the map drawn on its surface would…

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The more commonly used Mercator projection (pictured) exaggerates the size of the Earth around the poles and shrinks it around the equator. It's especially problematic given that the first world maps based on the Mercator projection were produced by European colonialists. Imagine drawing a world map on an orange, peeling the skin to leave a single piece and then flattening it. It would, of course, rip. But imagine you could stretch it. As you did so, the map drawn on its surface would…

Central Florida Hurricane Center 2012 - Since 1995

Central Florida Hurricane Center 2012 - Since 1995

WunderMap® | Interactive Weather Map and Radar | Weather Underground

WunderMap® | Interactive Weather Map and Radar | Weather Underground

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Central Florida Hurricane Center 2012 - Since 1995

Central Florida Hurricane Center 2012 - Since 1995

Folks from the east Carolinas through Maine need to pay close attention as the wind field for Sandy (or whatever it becomes) will cover a vast area. Storm surge along parts of the coast will be extreme.

Folks from the east Carolinas through Maine need to pay close attention as the wind field for Sandy (or whatever it becomes) will cover a vast area. Storm surge along parts of the coast will be extreme.

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