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Earth on Almost Every Map Projection

Map Room published an image showing earth on different map projections. Source: Map Room

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Measures of Central Tendency :An Overview

A measure of central tendency is a single representative value that attempts to describe a set of data by identifying the central position within that set of data. As such, measures of central tendency are sometimes called measures of central … Continue reading

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Watershed: An Area of Land that Drains Water to the Lowest Point

Everyone lives, works or plays in a watershed. What is a Watershed  An area of land that drains water to the lowest point—a river, stream, lake, or ocean. It  is an area of land that catches rain and snow and … Continue reading

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Hotspot Volcanoes

While most volcanoes / earthquakes occur along plate boundaries, there are exceptions. For example the volcanic Hawaiian islands which can be found in the middle of the Pacific Plate are formed due to a Hotspot. Hotspots are plumes of molten … Continue reading

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