These maps by cartographer Andy Woodruff shows which bit of coastline around the world your home beach faces. Andy Woodruff map.
Cartographer Andy Woodruff has created an ingenious set of maps that, after taking into account all the various crooked angles beaches around the world face, along with the curvature of the Earth, show which beach around the world is truly across the horizon from your own, and the results are super surprising.
Most of the southern coast of Long Island, for example, is facing Venezuela. If you're living in Portugal, you might be facing the same beach, too. And if you're looking out at the distant horizon from a certain point in Newfoundland, you might be gazing way, way over the oceans towards... Australia.
Check out the rest of the maps below, and be sure to read the blog on Andy's website to get a sense of how he created this really interesting visual lessons.
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