Last Updated: 05/23/2012

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This website provides information on concepts of spatial referencing. A brief introduction is given, followed by more in-depth notes on coordinate systems, reference surfaces, map projections and coordinate transformations. It includes publications, links to external resources and a question form. The website is used in the ITC educational programs as an on-line help for students.

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Example of a map projection where the reference surface with geographic coordinates is projected onto the 2D mapping plane with 2D Cartesian coordinates.
Example of a map projection where the reference surface with geographic coordinates is projected onto the 2D mapping plane with 2D Cartesian coordinates.
is website introduces students to the nuances of representing a round surface onto a flat map. The website itself is divided up into the following sections:



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