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RE: The real size of Africa

From: Byron Cochrane <bcochrane@linz.govt.nz>
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2016 06:14:36 +1200
To: Linda van den Brink <l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl>, "SDW WG (public-sdw-wg@w3.org)" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
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Nice introduction to projections.

Here is another that goes a little more in depth of the problems of using Web Mercator to do any sort of measurement or analysis.
https://glenbambrick.com/2016/02/03/web-mercator-fallacy/

Byron
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From: Linda van den Brink [l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl]
Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2016 11:06 PM
To: SDW WG (public-sdw-wg@w3.org)
Subject: The real size of Africa

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/18/africa/real-size-of-africa/

A nice article with very helpful illustrations to explain the problem of projections, in particular Mercator.

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