Accession Number:

ADA257772

Title:

Differential Cartography

Descriptive Note:

Scientific rept. no. 4,

Corporate Author:

NEW MEXICO STATE UNIV LAS CRUCES DEPT OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-07-13

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The various properties of conformal projections of a sphere and a surface of revolution are derived by using the notions of differential cartography. It is shown that familiar properties of the Mercator projection may be carried over from a sphere to an arbitrary surface of revolution.

Subject Categories:

  • Cartography and Aerial Photography
  • Geodesy
  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE