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Map Projection Transformation: Principles and Application

By: Qihe Yang, John P Snyder and Waldo R Tobler

365 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #99321 | ISBN: 0748406689
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99320 | ISBN: 0748406670
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Provides a systematic summation of the results of research from recent years on the theory and application of map projections.


Part I: Introduction. History of map projections in China. Map projection equations. Part II: Principles of Map Projection Transformation. General theory. Analytical transformation. Numerical transformations. Third type of transformation. Zonetransformation on transverse Mercator projection. Part III: Miscellaneous Applications of Map Projection Transformation. Mathematical elements of topographic maps. Position lines. Variable-scale maps. Space projections. New map projections.Computer-assisted transformation and construction.

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