Mercator And Gall Peters Map Projections

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Mercator And Gall Peters Map Projections

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who designed the Mercator Map?
    • A. 

      Will.i.am

    • B. 

      Gerardus Mercator

    • C. 

      Gerradus Mercator

    • D. 

      William Mercator

  • 2. 
    Why were Mercator Maps widely used
    • A. 

      It was easier for sailors to travel because it preserved 90 degree angles.

    • B. 

      What other choice was there?

    • C. 

      It was easier to zoom in on

    • D. 

      It was the best map for navigating the Americas

  • 3. 
    In which country was the Mercator Map invented?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      Flanders

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      France

  • 4. 
    Who made the Gull Peters?
    • A. 

      I did

    • B. 

      Dr. Gull

    • C. 

      James Gull Peters

    • D. 

      Gull Peters

  • 5. 
    What is the Gull Peters?
    • A. 

      A second map That Mercator made.

    • B. 

      I don't care

    • C. 

      A map that accurately shows you the shape and size of the land masses

    • D. 

      A map projection based off the Mercator Map

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      We can scale the size of the land masses to the map and still preserve the size

    • B. 

      We can't

    • C. 

      We could be able to show different geographical features

    • D. 

      We could reverse the poles of the Earth

    • E. 

      We could be able to accurately preserve the shape of the continents on Tinkercad

    • F. 

      It's a better alternative of the globe seeing as anyone can design it

  • 7. 
    How do you think 3D Printing can change the way that we view our maps??
  • 8. 
    Which map is this?
    • A. 

      Cassini-Soldner Projection

    • B. 

      The Mercator Map Projection

    • C. 

      Peirce Quincuncial Projection

    • D. 

      The Gull Peters

  • 9. 
    What map is this?
    • A. 

      Peirce Quincuncial Projection

    • B. 

      Cassini-Soldner Projection

    • C. 

      The Winkel Tipel Projection

    • D. 

      The Mercator Map Projection

  • 10. 
    What type of map projection is this map?
    • A. 

      Cassini-Soldner Projection

    • B. 

      Boggs Eumorphic Projection

    • C. 

      The Gull Peters

    • D. 

      Peirce Quincuncial Projection

  • 11. 
    Do you think these old maps will become obsolete if we start using 3D Printed Maps? 
  • 12. 
    What does all this mean though???? Ok, do you think that a 3D Map (That you print from the 3D Printer) is better than any of these other maps?? Explain! 
  • 13. 
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