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Analytical Cartography

Charles T. Hester
Thomas L. Miller
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Mathematica in Education and Research
Year: 2000
Volume: 9
Issue: 3-4
Page range: 42-48

Using elementary vector calculus and linear algebra, the authors obtain formulas for the Mercator and Lambert projections. The inherent distrtion of these projections is investigaed graphically using Mathematica.

*Social Science > Geography and Cartography
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