## An introduction to the study of map projection |

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### Contents

The Globe and the Map | 2 |

Direction Distance Area and Shape | 12 |

Classification of Map Projections in relation | 25 |

Copyright | |

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Africa azimuthal boundary meridian central meridian central point centre characteristics circles representing circumference circumscribed cylinder clear from diagram co-latitude cone conical projection curves cylindrical projection degree of longitude diagram 38 diameter drawn Equal Area Projection equal-area map equatorial follows Gall's globe Gnomonic Projection Graphic Method hemispheres intersect the Equator intersections of meridians inverse J. T. Brown locus loxodromic MAP PROJECTION mathematical Mercator's Projection meridians and parallels meridians intersect method of constructing Mollweide's Projection NORMAL ZENITHAL PROJECTION Oblique Projection obviously Orthographic Projection orthomorphic parallel 6o parallel of latitude pass perspective projection Polar Zenithal Projections Poles produced radiating radii radius regarded as unity regions representing the meridians representing the parallels rhumb line right angles selected parallel SIMPLE CONICAL South America sphere spherical distance spherical quadrilateral standard parallel Stereographic Projection straight lines subtends an angle tangent plane true distance true length University of Cambridge vertex vertical Zenithal Equidistant