WorldViews: Crimea has joined the ranks of the world’s ‘gray areas.’ Here are the others on that list.

By Adam Taylor, March 22, 2014

Last week National Geographic found itself in a controversial spot when a report in U.S. News and World Report suggested that the National Geographic Maps would show Crimea as part of Russia. “We map de facto, in other words we map the world as it is, not as people would like it to be,” Juan Jos Vald s, the magazine’s geographer and director of editorial and research, explained.

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