Category «Geography»

Not so easy to build a house

As the theater begins with a hanger, and the house begins … No, not with the foundation, and not even with the project, and to conduct time-consuming, specific and very diverse range of works, designed to generate not just the overall concept of building the future of the object, and as clearly outline the range …

The Global Positioning System

The Global Positioning System GPS is a satellite navigation system that allows users to locate their approximate position on Earth. There are 27 satellites orbiting Earth, as shown in the below picture, for use with GPS units. The satellites are positioned around Earth, and are constantly orbiting so that signals from at least three or …

Types of Maps – Projections

Projections Because Earth is spherical, it is difficult to represent on a piece of paper. Thus, all flat maps distort to some degree either the shapes or the areas of landmasses. Cartographers use projections to make maps. A map projection is made by transferring points and lines on a globe‚Äôs surface onto a sheet of …