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The giant flaw in Canadian maps you never noticed: Mapmakers keep pretending we own the North Pole – National Post

A mistake has been found in maps that have been issued from Elections Canada, The National Research Council and the Canadian Armed Forces. It’s even in the official atlas of Canada and in classrooms or homes all over the country of Canada. What exactly is this mistake? The mistake is that the Canadian border extends all the way to the North Pole. To learn more, check out this article and Canada’s stance on this.

Key Takeaways:

  • For nearly 100 years, the government of Canada has been printing official maps incorrectly
  • There’s no such thing as having a border hundreds of miles from your territorial lands
  • The mistake claims that the Canadian border extends all the way to the North Pole

“For nearly 100 years, the government of Canada has been printing official maps incorrectly pretending that it owns a U.K.-sized chunk of international waters.”

https://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/the-giant-flaw-in-canadian-maps-you-never-noticed-mapmakers-keep-pretending-we-own-the-north-pole