[ U.S.A. ] – CHOOSING THE RIGHT MAP PROJECTION

CHOOSING THE RIGHT MAP PROJECTION

Michael Corey’s guide to smashing the earth for fun and profit

Nearly all maps are an attempt to represent our environment (generally Earth) in a two-dimensional format. The act of systematically transposing a 3D to a 2D object is called projection, and it’s a key concept of cartography, the art and science of making maps.

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