Accession Number:

AD0814181

Title:

THE MERCATOR PROJECTION AND ITS VARIATIONS

Descriptive Note:

Informal rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEANOGRAPHIC OFFICE BAY SAINT LOUIS MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

Abstract:

This report presents basic information on the Mercator projection, including its variations, and a selected glossary. The report is aimed at the apprentice cartographer as well as non-professional personnel whose duties require a familiarity with projections in general. The method of presentation, supported with illustrations, is intended to comprehensively depict the intrinsic properties of each projection covered.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Cartography and Aerial Photography

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE