Why do map projections matter?
You can find this video on Scoop.it!.
Do we even need map makers today?
- Early World Maps
- 500 Years of the Mercator Projection
- Infographic on the Prime Meridian
- What projection are you?
- The Mercator distorts more than we may imagine.
- Other places get changed on a Mercator map when moved North or South
- What goes in to selecting the right projection for your data?
Homework reading assignment:
This great image comes for the Facebook page, the “Church of Geography.”