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Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
Global Map Parts Projections
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Global Map Parts Projections

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  • 1. Map Parts and Projections
  • 2. “All Good Children Know That Some Dogs Stink”
    • Author
    • Grid
    • Compass Rose
    • Key (Legend)
    • Title
    • Scale
    • Date
    • Source
  • 3. Types of Maps
    • Physical : Terrain, Rivers, Mountains, etc.
    • Political : Capitals, Cities, Borders
    • Thematic: “Special Interest:”
      • Economic Activity
      • Weather
      • Natural Resources
      • Population Density
  • 4. What’s Missing? What Type of Map is This?
  • 5. What’s Missing? What Type of Map Is This?
  • 6. Map Projections
    • “ Drawing Something Round on Something Flat”
    • Good Things:
      • Not walking around with a globe in your pocket
      • Folds and stores easily
      • Easy to reproduce
    • Bad Things:
      • Round does not translate to flat
      • There are three map features: size, shape, and distance: choose any two.
  • 7.
    • +: size, shape
    • -: distance
    • +: shape, distance
    • -: size
  • 8.
    • +: size, distance
    • -: shape (near poles)

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