By Miljenko Lapaine,E. Lynn Usery
This e-book bargains a much-needed serious method of the clever use of the wide range of map projections which are swiftly and inexpensively to be had this day. It additionally discusses the distortions which are immanent in any map projection.
A well-chosen map projection is one during which severe distortions are smaller than these in the other projection used to map a similar zone and within which the map houses fit its function. Written by way of prime specialists within the box, together with W. Tobler, F.C. Kessler, S.E. Battersby, M.P. Finn, K.C. Clarke, V.S. Tikunov, H. Hargitai, B. Jenny and N. Frančula. This ebook is designed to be used via laymen.
The booklet editors are M. Lapaine and E.L. Usery, Chair and Vice-Chair, respectively, of the ICA fee on Map Projections for the interval 2011-2015.
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