Glossary

projection

Projections are methods of transforming the coordinates of locations on the planet to a two-dimensional plane.

Mapbox supports the popular Web Mercator projection (specifically, the EPSG:3857 coordinate reference system). Web Mercator is used by the vast majority of web maps, and its use allows you to combine Mapbox maps with other layers that have the same projection.

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How to re-project your data to make an Albers USA style map

Learn how to re-project your data for use in an Albers USA style map in Mapbox Studio.

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