Map Projection

Map Projection, What is it and how it works

Map Projection Basics

Map projection is a crucial technique used for hundreds of years to ensure coordinates are projected accurately onto a flat map.  Watch this great video by Vox explaining why we use projections when dealing with geomatics and GIS. Defining a coordinate system before surveying and mapping sites is crucial to ensure all stakeholders are using the same values in their as-built and design drawings.

Mercator Map Projection

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