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## Map projection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Commonly, a map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations on the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a ...

## Map projection - definition of map projection by The Free ...

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map projection n (Surveying) a means of representing or a representation of the globe or celestial sphere or part of it on a flat map, using a grid of lines of ...

## List of map projections - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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This list/table provides an overview of significant map projections, including those described by articles in Wikipedia. It is sortable by the main fields.

## Map Projections - About.com Geography

Map Projections. It is impossible to accurately represent the spherical surface of the earth on a flat piece of paper. While a globe can represent the planet ...

## Map Projection Overview

Everything you always wanted to know about map projections, and then some.

## Map projection | Define Map projection at Dictionary.com

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Also called map projection. Cartography. a systematic construction of lines drawn on a plane surface representative of and corresponding to the meridians and ...

## Map projection - GIS Wiki | The GIS Encyclopedia

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A map projection is any orderly system of parallels and meridians on which a map can be drawn. These parallels and meridians help take real world locations and ...

## Map Projections Poster - USGS

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A map projection is used to portray all or part of the round Earth on a flat surface. This cannot be done without some distortion. Every projection has its own set of ...

## xkcd: Map Projections

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Map Projections |< < Prev; Random; Next > >| |< < Prev; Random; Next > >| Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/977/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding ...

## Map Projections: A Working Manual

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1395

After decades of using only one map projection, the Polyconic, for its mapping program, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) now uses several of the more common ...