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Correct depiction of inland bodies of water is optional.
Hmm, Mainland Southeast Asia looks like India's twin. Maritime Southeast Asia, by contrast has disappeared of the face of Earth.
Also, the Atlantic Ocean is way too big.
Lastly, is that icy island up there Iceland or Greenland?
 
Good things about this globe? Well, they got Africa comparatively accurate depicted.

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Accurate compared with what, you ask? Well, compared with the rest of that globe.


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(Enlarge thumbnail at your own risk. You have been warned.)

https://www.reddit.com/r/mapgore/comments/x2kqai
 
What makes this globe especially peculiar is that the names of countries and cities are (as far as one can tell) in the correct position but the coastlines tend to fail spectacularly.

Another angle on the Australia/Pacific side:

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I had considered something involving astronomy. However, I rejected it as the rotation of the Earth meant that such things as the Celestial equator would change their position relative to Earth geography. Or am I wrong about that?
The ecliptic doesn't lie neatly on the celestial equator:

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I guess Torch just went straight for Tunisia? Also, Army Group North's push to Leningrad seems to have completely failed at the border and Sevastopol is still holding out.

No idea what is going on in the Baltics. Slovakia seemingly doesn't exist, or is a lot smaller, and Turkey seems to have lost the Kars region as well. Also the Italians have ceded part of Istria to Yugoslavia.
 
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But that's in the sky, where the sun is compared to the fixed stars, you can't really make a sensible equivalent on earth.
True. What some globes do, rather than plot the ecliptic with an arbitrary longitudinal alignment, is draw what's known as an "analemma" in an otherwise boring area of ocean. That way you can trace the Sun's latitude over the course of the year just as well as on the globe we've been looking at, while the east-west dimension is freed up to clearly show the oscillation in the timing of solar noon due to the ellipticality of the Earth's orbit.
 
True. What some globes do, rather than plot the ecliptic with an arbitrary longitudinal alignment, is draw what's known as an "analemma" in an otherwise boring area of ocean. That way you can trace the Sun's latitude over the course of the year just as well as on the globe we've been looking at, while the east-west dimension is freed up to clearly show the oscillation in the timing of solar noon due to the ellipticality of the Earth's orbit.
That was VERY common practice on older globes.... I have one from like 1953 that has the analemma....
 
I don't know what's worse; the Great Missouri Sea, the random breakaway state in Colombia, the dented state of Africa, the lack of Ukraine, the UAR, Doggerland, Big Mexico. In the words of Emperor Tiggerstraw: "Nope/10"

This is getting sent back to Hell where it came from.
I'd say even a -1/10.
 
There are lots of map projections. Mercator, Robinson, Gall-Peters and so on.

But Ishihara was new to me.

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(looking through the red side of an old 3D spectacle might help)
 
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