Swipes: The Labrador-Quebec Border

Just learned about this (ongoing!) border dispute between the areas known as Labrador and Quebec.

Here it is in map form:


You’ll notice that straight line between Quebec and Labrador:


But then Wikipedia tells us:

486px-Labrador_boundary_disputeLine A (in red) is the current legal boundary. Line B (in pink) is “the boundary as it is sometimes portrayed by Quebec today.”


Screen Shot 2014-04-01 at 10.31.06 AMIt’s true! Do you see what they did there?

But then there’s another re-vision:


Amazing. The things you can learn…

(There’s more on this topic at my Quebec Carto-Caricatures blog.)



Found this on the Begbie Contest Society website.

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