Global Ocean Bathymetry and Surface Currents: The rare “Lotus Projection”
This is like the Waterman Butterfly projection but instead of slicing up the oceans to keep the continents whole, the Lotus Projection cuts the continents up in order to emphasize the continuity of the oceans.
World Oceanography. Bathymetric Chart, with Ocean Surface Currents. “Lotus ” Projection. Conformal with Continuity of Ocean Flow, Designed Expressly for this work 1956, 1:80,000,000. Mean Surface Salinity ; Types of Marine Fauna ; Mean Surface Temperatures, January ; Mean Surface Temperature (July) 1:250,000,000. Edited by John Bartholomew, M.C., LL.D. The Geographical Institute Edinburgh. Copyright, John Bartholomew & Son, LTD.