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Map Projection Publications
This United States Geological Survey (USGS) fact sheet provides information on USGS professional papers, bulletins, and circulars that deal with map projections. The information includes descriptions of common projections, additions of new projections, a bibliography, software for generating projections, and others. There is also a poster that summarizes basic information on map projections. Some of these materials are available online; others must be purchased in hardcopy. The poster is free.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
Technical requirements:
Downloadable version of poster requires Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-086
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Eastern Region Geography
http://erg.usgs.gov/

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Phil Stoffer
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)