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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
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.