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Purpose: of this web exercise is to familiarize the student with issues involved in projecting spherical globes into flat maps.

Goals
[1] Student will recognize four types of distortion in map production.
[2] Student will recognize the four primary types of map projections.
[3] Student will associate a rendered map with the projection process used to create it.
[4] Student will associate map uses with types of distortions and types of projections.

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