Equirectangular world map. Chiles territorial shape is certainly among the worlds most unusual. The western desert a continuation of the sahara desert and the eastern desert. The equirectangular projection also called the equidistant cylindrical projection geographic projection or la carte parallelogrammatique projection and which includes the special case of the plate carree projection or geographic projection is a simple map projection attributed to marinus of tyre who ptolemy claims invented the. Egypt egypt is located in the north east of the african continent and stretches across the gulf of suez.
World sunlight map watch the sun rise and set all over the world on this real time computer generated illustration of the earths patterns of sunlight and darkness. Pixel map generator beta. Cylindrical projections resemble classic rectangular world maps. The horizontal field of view is anything up to 360 degrees horizontal distance is proportional to pan or yaw angle vertical distance is related to the angle above or below the horizon.
From north to south chile extends 4270 kilometers and yet it only averages 177 kilometers east to west. Updated every three hours. About ninety per cent of the country is desert.