Geography, coordinates, and projections

How points on Earth are approximated, referenced, and displayed

Changing the map projection
Magic Maps supports several map projections

Adjusting map projection parameters
Map projections can be customized via projection parameters

About coordinate reference systems
A coordinate reference system is a method of referring to points on the Earth

About Earth models
Magic Maps can approximate the shape of the Earth as a perfect sphere or flattened spheroid

About map projection parameters
Map projections are defined by their standard parallels, central meridian, and model of Earth

About map projections
A map projection transforms points on the Earth to a two-dimensional surface

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