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Unit 27 - Map Projections

  • Author(s): Unit 27, CC in GIS
  • Chmill, Vicki
  • Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
  • Kemp, Karen K.
  • et al.

This unit presents an overview of map projections including a definition, discussion of the different types of distortion introduced by projections, geometric vs. mathematical projections and some examples of common projections.

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