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Map Projections 

Over the centuries, many different ways of representing the round Earth on flat paper have been developed. Each of these methods is referred to as a map projection. Imagine wrapping a rubber ball. No matter how hard you try, you can't get the paper flat. That's the problem with making a map when the earth is round. This video will explain the process of map projection. 

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