# Category talk:Map projections

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## Better categorisation needed[edit]

This category (Map projections) holds a lot more than illustrations of map projections. Content that doesn't illustrate map projections shouldn't be here. The content that is left should be better organized. I suggest a structure of sub categories like this:

- Map projections by projection surface
- Azimuthal map projection
- Conical map projection
- Cylindrical map projection

- Map projections by property
- Conformal map projection
- Equiareal map projection
- Equidistant map projection

*Changed the category names to singular form. See below for rationale. Johan G (talk) 12:27, 10 August 2009 (UTC)*

I've noted that there are a lot of maps of part of the world in this category. There should probably be categories similar to the ones above in the Maps category. I therefore suggest sub catagories like below in the Maps category:

- Maps by projection
- Maps by projection surface
- Maps with azimuthal projection
- Maps with conical projection
- Maps with cylindrical projection

- Maps by projection property
- Maps with conformal projection
- Maps with equiareal projection
- Maps with equidistant projection

- Maps by projection surface

*Changed the category names to singular form. See below for rationale. Johan G (talk) 12:27, 10 August 2009 (UTC)*

There should probably be a short description (one or two sentences) of the projections or properties. For details on map projections, see en:Map projections. Johan G (talk) 20:39, 9 August 2009 (UTC)