Answer to Question #140828 in Physical geography for Javier

Question #140828
What map projection gives a true direction for navigation when used at a local scale?
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2020-11-03T08:15:44-0500

Cylindrical map projection gives a true direction for navigation when used at a local scale. What about large scale? Why do we say "at a local scale"? Because the earth is a geoid (kind of a sphere) and it is impossible to project a sphere on a cylinder.


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