16 incredible maps that look different than you think

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where is danny black
where is danny black

I drove around Australia... it takes a LONG TIME!

2017-09-11
URUSOIMI
URUSOIMI

If you care about Greenland so much....then I dare you go live there! Otherwise, shush and let Denmark keep it.

2017-09-19
Mayorb
Mayorb

This is why a globe is the best way to view the world. When you flatten out round things they get distorted. St.John's Newfoundland is closer to Milan, Italy than it is to Vancouver, British Columbia.

2017-07-22
Supreme King
Supreme King

Just buy a globe

2017-10-03
plutoisaplanet7
plutoisaplanet7

Greenland is NOT a country

2017-09-03
Supreme King
Supreme King

Greenland was meand to be called Iceland, and Iceland should be called Greenland.

2017-10-03
Ali Kağan Barut
Ali Kağan Barut

Ruhi Çenet bu kanala abone oldu.

2017-12-14
Britannic hayyomatt
Britannic hayyomatt

The one about Russia IS NOT TRUE. Russia stretches all of Asia and is the *biggest* country on Earth, that is a fact. But in the video when you put it next to China... It was smaller than India and China put together? That's impossible Russia goes from Alaska... To Sweden, but in the video it barely makes it past India. So many of these "real size of countries" videos make this mistake.

2017-08-26
Platinum Piglet
Platinum Piglet

"16 Incredible MAPS They Never Told Us About" But you didn't show us 16 maps! You just showed us the actual size of countries/continents/states!

2017-07-15
Sarkar Abdu
Sarkar Abdu

Australias map shape looks like a dog head

2017-08-11
Noah Foster
Noah Foster

Ever considered.... buying a globe?

2017-07-26
CB Ross
CB Ross

This is why I use the Peters Projection world map, which takes into account the actual relationship of land masses to one another. This is done by making allowance for the fact that lines of latitude are closer to one another the closer one gets to the Poles.

2017-08-02
Tony Mc-E
Tony Mc-E

How does a country's size change when the are moved

2018-03-14
Meromes Death
Meromes Death

Personally I think this is bs

2018-02-01
I have no social life Daddy025
I have no social life Daddy025

you used the true size of for this video

2017-09-23
Sipdee
Sipdee

I think this is why I’m failing history

2017-10-26
Dead Mapper
Dead Mapper

I guess United States Lost Alaska Hawaii and Alaska.

2017-08-14
Geo Ro Jo
Geo Ro Jo

This happens due to projection of sphere to plane!!!!

2017-07-15
Robert Animations
Robert Animations

This is bullsh*t

2017-12-13
27jprocopio
27jprocopio

Its so freaking cool

2017-12-09
brontewcat
brontewcat

It may have helped your presentation if you explained the problem of trying to show the map of a globe on a flat - that no matter what you do will get distortions. The usual map we use distorts relative size. The Peters projection distorts the shape of continents

2017-10-19
jester life
jester life

Australia is so big

2017-08-24
Blue Ocean
Blue Ocean

I don't get this

2017-07-15
oskar oldren
oskar oldren

Ehhh this is fake!

2018-03-15
Zenaida Ambrocio
Zenaida Ambrocio

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2018-03-19
Richard Garcia
Richard Garcia

Who else is confused because when they move it the countrys gets bigger and smaller

2018-01-25
Sir Ristic
Sir Ristic

How would the countries get smaller when they go on the closer area (equator)

2017-10-28
Anuj ShrivastavTM
Anuj ShrivastavTM

The boundries of INDIA are shown wrong in the map...

2017-07-21
Luka Sarich
Luka Sarich

Omg, they got the Mercator projection. I'm not American so I've never seen a map like this

2017-09-18
Matt Bafundo
Matt Bafundo

I've kinda always been a fan of the globe

2018-03-19
Alfie bartlett
Alfie bartlett

usoa is bigger than China u baiest monster

2017-10-02
Bradley4ever
Bradley4ever

I didn't know countries rise to the top of the Earth in a matter of seconds

2017-10-01
Kim Mills
Kim Mills

What about Canada (Toronto Ontario)

2018-02-17
Clos MasMas
Clos MasMas

Minus Hawaii too*

2017-11-12
The Soccer Gamer
The Soccer Gamer

Nice

2017-09-30
KING - OF - SKILZZZ
KING - OF - SKILZZZ

All these tricks are just because of how a map on flat paper cause some places to widen up or shrink.

2018-03-17
ItzMeMia :3
ItzMeMia :3

YASS AUSTRALIA MAH HOME!!!!

2017-07-15
Themightykasey
Themightykasey

Forgot the Kaliningrad of russia, east of Lithuania

2017-12-27
Extronio - Gaming and more
Extronio - Gaming and more

Australia and USA are not the same and Mexico isn't too big so next time you use a video like this don't lie to us like you just did

2017-11-25
Inferno Trooper
Inferno Trooper

Well, you’re making them bigger and moving them around!!!!

2018-03-13
Jtye88 Lika
Jtye88 Lika

We can see that your shrinking and inlarging them

2018-03-15
Emil Chandran
Emil Chandran

For all those in the comment section saying all he did was change the size of countries and claiming that the equator doesn't shrink countries, there are no "lies" in this video, only a lack of proper explanation. Most maps show what is known as the Mercator Map Projection. It is easy to read and interpret but is not very accurate. This map is rectangular in shape thus in 3D forms a cylinder. The world is not cylindrical it is spherical (roughly, actually its an oblate spheroid). The big difference is that there is more area at the top and bottom of cylinders than spheres. When you think about it to walk around the equator is way further than to walk around the arctic circle, on a map they are the same length. Thus on a map the spaces at the top and bottom (near the poles) are enlarged to fit, distorting the map. When you think about it to walk around the equator is way further than to walk around the arctic circle, on a map they are the same length. Therefore, accuracy increases at latitudes closer to the equator. This video showed how countries can seem smaller or bigger than in reality because we see distorted images of them, and compared their actual sizes and levels of distortion at different latitudes. Though it failed to explain what it was doing.

2017-07-16
olafvikingul
olafvikingul

This video is wrong.the map you use,Mercator Projection,is nosense.Also there was no explanation about how this works.

2017-07-30
Jakub Pieczonka
Jakub Pieczonka

Wow! That's amazing.

2018-01-12
Luka Sarich
Luka Sarich

Really, I thought the winkel-tripel projection should had Ben up there

2017-09-18
Gurmeet Kaur
Gurmeet Kaur

Australia isn’t a country

2017-10-27
Chiefbomber 33
Chiefbomber 33

First to admit that they are not first.

2017-07-15
MaccaDamian Nutz
MaccaDamian Nutz

I don't know why, but you made my day saying Australia is nearly bigger than Russia.

2017-10-24
Brennan Paucke
Brennan Paucke

This isn't 100% true, and it doesn't do any of these countries much justice. the only true way to compare size in by the area of each country

2017-10-20
Adam Nastis
Adam Nastis

So what is largest country when you said russia is not largest country

2018-01-09
JackAttack
JackAttack

The way this guy talks reminds me of Puddy from Seinfeld

2017-08-31
DynamiteMaster5
DynamiteMaster5

Greenland isn't a country. It's part of denmark

2017-07-15
Jashim Ahmed
Jashim Ahmed

woooow

2018-02-24
Ron 2cool
Ron 2cool

USA Is bigger than china

2017-11-25
RickyPro
RickyPro

AHH! Greenland is not a country!!! It is part of the Kingdom as Denmark!

2017-08-15
shrek the ogre
shrek the ogre

Australia is way better than USA who agrees

2018-01-04
RocketExperts - IcYCrew Crew
RocketExperts - IcYCrew Crew

Reading comments while watching...

2017-07-15
shrek the ogre
shrek the ogre

Umm you said Australia isn't large what are u on m8 it is way bigger than most countries m8

2018-01-04
Bella Hayes
Bella Hayes

Somebody please explain why the countries get smaller and bigger.. I'm so confused haha

2017-08-01
Mcgarty
Mcgarty

Why use the Mercator projection. Why...

2017-08-12
Greg Scott
Greg Scott

You talk about various projections, but never mention Mercator, the projection whose distortions account for the size changes you talk about. You probably leave some people with the confusing perception that if continents/regions could move, they would actually change size. Of course they wouldn't. This wasn't well done, unless this is a 'wedge' video meant to prepare people to believe flat earth theories. In that case, the level of confusion you instill may work in your favor. The best way to learn the basics of world geography? Show kids a globe, point out a few interesting things (like great circle routes) and let them explore. They'll get more insights than this video provides.

2017-07-18
Mark plays Games hazels bagels
Mark plays Games hazels bagels

You're shrinking them

2017-07-28
Achraf Apoo
Achraf Apoo

Africa it's big north of America it's little

2018-02-05
StevieStyle
StevieStyle

Ayy I live inAustralia :D

2017-10-14
Shock Wave
Shock Wave

Moving a country does not change it’s size determining of where it is next to the equator

2018-03-13
Jiminsmol boi
Jiminsmol boi

Any other Aussies here!😊🇦🇺

2017-07-15
Kevin Avalos
Kevin Avalos

Or is hat fake

2018-03-12
Machia Wallace
Machia Wallace

Liers

2018-02-03
Stiky Lizrd
Stiky Lizrd

DONT BELIVE THIS VIDEO! There just useing a website called "The True Size Of" witch shows how the distorted the mercator map is. If Australia was moved in to northern space it wouldent suddenly be 2/3 the size of Russia!

2017-10-08
Robbie Brown
Robbie Brown

That’s fake you just like views

2017-11-25
Mono chrome
Mono chrome

in a flat map the continents farther from equator look bigger because the are stretched. don't try to compare the continents using a flat map. use the globe ball map(don't know if that's exactly what its called).

2017-07-15
M Alvarado
M Alvarado

who is "they"

2017-11-12
OutrunTheWolves
OutrunTheWolves

mercador is a terrible map design

2017-08-29
Batuhan Göktas
Batuhan Göktas

Geographie is not boring!😲 Maybe for you americans

2017-12-03
The Hobbit
The Hobbit

For everyone that think's this video is fake well, all your life are fake if you think that the world map is correct because it is OBVIOUSLY NOT and if you want  proof, EASY, go to Google Earth and then you'll see how the world really look's like

2017-11-10
mahmoud Ayadi
mahmoud Ayadi

the best map ever is the gta sa

2017-07-15
IEatLava123
IEatLava123

ME: GREENLAND IS PART OF NORTH POLE ILLUMINATI: WAIT THERE

2018-02-18
ziki ardani
ziki ardani

Oh, and if you want to see more go to thetruesize.com to drag countries from the mercator projection.

2017-12-18
IsraelPlayzGD-I make good stuff I think :\
IsraelPlayzGD-I make good stuff I think :\

Boi they just adjusted the size of it

2017-09-11
Amwvari
Amwvari

*How Greenland Is Real Small*

2018-02-13
Nikki A
Nikki A

I feel like you have to understand map projections and the distortions that come along with them to really understand this video, this coming from a geography major

2017-07-15
BliTZarD
BliTZarD

Greenland isn't a country 😒

2017-08-16
Nadya Ali
Nadya Ali

Boring

2018-02-06
lukako07 Gaming
lukako07 Gaming

I see what you did there when you was moving you was changing that country's real size

2017-09-24
mastgamer GAME OVER
mastgamer GAME OVER

México was bigger before U.S stoled the 50% of their territory

2017-08-30
Mr Shnarbs
Mr Shnarbs

Vsauce has explained this in more detail.

2017-07-15
revinevan87
revinevan87

DEMOCRATIC republic of congo

2017-08-15
Alamkan Countryball
Alamkan Countryball

wow the USA is the same size as Australia? Not like Alaska and Hawaii exists - oh you said it's minus? Huh well the whole USA is about 9.7 million km2 - Australia is 7.5 million km2.

2017-07-28
Rajamanickam Antonimuthu
Rajamanickam Antonimuthu

interesting...

2017-09-22
Christian Comia
Christian Comia

Remember USA have "Alaska "

2018-03-04
Gina Griffin
Gina Griffin

Sorry. But I just don't get any of this. It looks like they took continents and changed their sizes!

2017-07-15
VIK
VIK

1:40 ''minus alaska'' hawaii doesnt count i guess

2017-12-04
VIK
VIK

this has over 300 dislikes because of that title, it doesnt even grammar right

2017-12-04
C. Findlay
C. Findlay

"Antartica"

2017-07-30
Vibhooti Nageshwar
Vibhooti Nageshwar

Now I have proof that school sucks

2018-03-18
Luís Almeida
Luís Almeida

Loved this video, well done! This is the problem with the Mercator projection - as you move to the poles the land is stretched in order to have a contiguous map, instead of being all cut. It gives the wrong impression regarding sizes, however. There is a website where you can play with the real size of countries, it's called "The True Size Of..." Check it out!

2018-01-21
That Random Umbreon
That Random Umbreon

You kept comparing things to my home

2017-10-06
GoldieYTTM MSP
GoldieYTTM MSP

Man.. No Philippine Facts..

2017-09-23
Skye McCloud
Skye McCloud

This is not a good video, and the title is nothing more than clickbait. It just shows the same thing over and over again; hey, here's the country on the Mercator projection.... and here is it's actual size. Six minutes of what we learned in 4th grade geography, joy.

2017-09-03
Rajeswari Ghosh
Rajeswari Ghosh

first comment

2017-07-15