The topic of this Homework is latitude and longitude, map projections, map scales, and modern mapping technologies. Address the following:
What is the difference between a meridian (or longitude) and a parallel (or latitude)? Indicate the latitude and longitude of your home.
What are the four types of distortions that can result from map projections?
What are the three ways to indicate scale on a map?
What are GIS, GPS, and Remote Sensing and how do these technologies contribute to more accurate and timely geographic information on Earth?
How do you use these technologies (if any) in your everyday life?
Must use 3 references