Flattening the Earth
Two Thousand Years of Map Projections New edition
By (author) John P. Snyder
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Flattening the Earth by John P. Snyder
Book DescriptionAs long as there have been maps, cartographers have grappled with the impossibility of portraying the earth in two dimensions. To solve this problem mapmakers have created hundreds of map projections, mathematical methods for drawing the round earth on a flat surface. Yet of the hundreds of existing projections, and the infinite number that are theoretically possible, none is perfectly accurate. This study is a detailed history of map projections from before 500BC to the present. It contains a comprehensive collection of diagrams of the projections used in world mapping, with a compendium of information on their origins and use.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226767475
(238mm x 166mm x 24mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John P. Snyder
Map Projection Transformation, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by John P. Snyder
This text covers the research area of modern map projections, looking at the theory and methods in the application of map projection transformation. The book also focuses on the practical problems of map projection transformation, and presents models of analytical transformation.
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