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Projection area question

Question asked by geonetadmin on Nov 30, 2011
Latest reply on Dec 5, 2011 by geonetadmin
Original User: luke.kaim

I know you should never calculate area using a geographic coordinate system. What is the reason for that though? Why is it bad to calculate area using NAD 1983 for instance? I looked online, but could not find the reason for why you don't want to do that. 

Thank you,
Luke Kaim

Thank you
Luke Kaim (SIE)
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