The world in perspective: a directory of world map projections

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J. Wiley, Nov 24, 1989 - Science - 181 pages
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Provides formulas for 68 different cartographic views of the world. The Directory proper is preceded by a theoretical introduction about map projections. The description of each projection system is accompanied by one or two maps illustrating the deformation characteristics, allowing quick evaluation of its merits and effective use of the map for a particular purpose. All maps shown have been produced and computed with the formulas given in the book.

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Contents

The Classification of Map Projections
15
The Evaluation and Choice of a Map Projection
33
Directory of World Map Projections
39
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About the author (1989)

Decleir is a glaciologist and Antarctic expert. He is a professor in physical geography at the Free University of Brussels.

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