Learn about the Mercator map projection – one of the most widely used and recently, most largely criticized projections. Amanda Briney takes a look at the history and development of the Mercator projection, how it works and some criticisms of the projection. The Mercator projection is just one of many map projections but it is one of the most recognizable.
Created using D3, Map Projection Transitions provides an excellent way to visualize a wide range of map projections. The page was created by Jason Davies, … Read more
It’s been a very long time since I’ve done a “best of GIS” year end review. Listed below are some of what I have … Read more
What are Map Projections? The shape of the earth is roughly spherical wheres as maps are two dimensional. Map projection is a set of … Read more