27 July 2014
10 July 2014
It's easy to make fun of this clip from Facebook. After all, everyone should know that Alaska isn't an island, right?
But looking at this Rand McNally wall map below, it's not hard to imagine. Yes, if you really look at the Alaska inset, you'll see it is attached to Canada -- somewhere. The map offers no context or perspective. This is fairly typical of the maps many of us saw in school.