A projection device of transportation

After reading the appendix goto the USGS map projections page at
Which projection dates back over 2,000 years to the Egyptians and Greeks? Which projection shows true
direction? Which projection would be your best choice to use for navigation in a conical layout? Pick an
ocean and discuss which projection you would use to map it and why.

  1. Imagine that a transportation device (perhaps like Harry Potter’s floo powder) would enable all humans
    to travel instantaneously to any location on Earth. What might be the impact on the distribution of people
    and activities across Earth?

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