AUSTRALIA: The Land Down Under

 

When most Americans view the above image of the world, their brain wants to “make sense” of the image. But because the American brain is used to seeing the image below, American brains thinks the above image is up-side-down; when in fact the above image is NOT up-side-down.

 
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Look at the map with the labels intact; they are in the “correct” position. Viewers are able to read the labels. 
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The above maps were taken from the image below. This is the view of the world from Australia. This is why Australia is called the “Land Down Under.” When viewed in this context, these maps “makes sense.”

 

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