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From the links posted as comments I identified a couple of misconceptions I had about projections and gathered this quick summary. It should be mentioned that many projections don’t truly preserve any attribute. Their intent is typically to minimize all types of distortion thereby not eliminating it in any specific property. Jack of all trades, master of ...


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REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF POLYGON STORAGE To implement the concept of georeferenced polygons one must to establish the geopoints that serve as vortices (line endpoints) around the polygon (on the perimeter / path / track) and save them in order, repeating the first geopoint at the end to close the polygon. One critical decision in mapmaking is ...


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As graduate of COGS, I would say that you shouldn't really limit yourself to staying and working in either of those Provinces after you're done your studies. Each school offers a program that is marketable really anywhere when you're done! With that said, there were many jobs in Nova Scotia that were offered to prospective COGS grads, and I think a lot of ...


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Hey welcome to Canada mate! I can't say I have specific knowledge here, but I'd say you're probably right with BC's job market being a bit more promising than Nova Scotia's. Here's a real quick breakdown of some provincial economic indicators from Statistics Canada's most recent data (not specific to the GIS industry but gives you an idea of where they're ...


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In case anyone is curious about what projection I ended up using for the data I was working with, it's this: var mercator = d3.geo.mercator() .center([ -73.438, 45.447 ]) .translate([ width * 0.1, height * 0.2 ]) .scale([ 8000000 ]);


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Adjust the projection's scale since you're trying to show a small area. Here's a polygon around Montreal: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/302378c7c02cff2450231a77068c5870 Here's code to draw it with d3: https://bl.ocks.org/swingley/9441b02dd565b6caa3b9f388cbd077bb The relevant JS for defining the projection: var mercator = d3.geo.mercator() ...



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