Are Africa and South America That Hard to Tell Apart?

People seem to be having an awfully hard time telling Africa apart from South America and swapping the former in for the latter: Exhibit A courtesy of Harrison Cole; Exhibit B via Reddit. [Gretchen PetersonMapFail]

Author: Jonathan Crowe

Jonathan Crowe blogs about maps at The Map Room. His essays and reviews have been published by AE, Calafia, The New York Review of Science Fiction, the Ottawa Citizen, Strange Horizons and Tor.com. He lives in Shawville, Quebec.