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For world map projections, this typically involves joining two pseudocylindrical projections along a common parallel.
Two thousand Years of Map Projections, Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press.
This figure is particularly useful for map projections, because the vast majority of maps of a portion of a globe on paper or on a computer display are rectangular: the spherical rectangle can be projected directly without cropping.
Such systematic orbits and nadir-only imaging allowed for elegant conic or cylindrical map projection solutions showing the ground-projected satellite tracks (Snyder 1987).
Map projection properties: Considerations for small-scale GIS applications.
A series of experiments was performed to investigate the use of random points in determining resampling accuracies with global-scale map projections.
Map projection approaches use an inverse map projection to transform a partition defined on the planar face(s) to the sphere/ellipsoid.
html> and Bottomley presents an interactive Applet for generating map projections <www.
Belgian Gerardus Mercator (1512-94) created map projections essential for accurate nautical charts, opening up the seas for safe voyages.
Lining up data in ArcGIS; a guide to map projections, 2d ed.
Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections appears in its second updated edition to provide a basic troubleshooting reference for any GIS user facing the problem of data misalignment.
March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lining Up Data in ArcGIS: A Guide to Map Projections,Second Edition, is an easy-to-navigate troubleshooting reference for any geographic information system (GIS) user who works with coordinate systems.