To my great dismay searching for “Meerkat projection” always ends in disappointment:
I’ve always thought of meerkats whenever Mercator projection comes up, so I just had to do this to get it out of my head:
PS: This computer does not have photoshop, and my GIMP skills sucks, so only the northern pole is EMBIGGIFIED (yes, it’s a word).
PPS: That image reminds me of the Star Trek TOS pilot, “The Cage”.. BOW BEFORE YOUR MEERKAT OVERLORDS!