Map Projections: Mercator, Gnomonic & Conic

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A map maker is also referred to as a

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2. Which projection is created by projecting points and lines from the globe onto a cone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you quickly gauge your understanding of map projections and how they are created.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and printable worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of:

• What map makers are also called
• The map projections that creates parallel lines of latitude and longitude
• Which projection places points onto a piece of paper that touches the globe at one point
• The name of the projection that is created on a cone

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet helps students test the following skills:

• Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the projection that shows parallel lines of longitude and latitude
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the projection that is excellent for navigation
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the different types of map projections and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Make sure to also read the related lesson called Map Projections: Mercator, Gnomonic & Conic. It can help you to:

• Examine the job responsibilities of a map maker
• See examples of different map projections
• Determine how a various projection is created
• See tips for remembering the various projections
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