Combining world map projections

Bernhard Jenny, Bojan Šavrič

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Abstract

Cartographers have developed various techniques for deriving new projections from existing projections. The goal of these techniques is to substitute a disadvantageous trait of one of the source projections with the second source projection. This chapter discusses creating new projections by the juxtaposition and blending of two existing projections. It also presents a new approach for selectively combining projection characteristics. The emphasis in this chapter is on projections for world maps, as the described techniques are most useful for this scale.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChoosing a Map Projection
EditorsMiljenko Lapaine, E. Lynn Usery
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Pages203-211
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319518350
ISBN (Print)9783319518343
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
PublisherSpringer
ISSN (Print)1863-2246
ISSN (Electronic)1863-2351

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Jenny, B., & Šavrič, B. (2017). Combining world map projections. In M. Lapaine, & E. L. Usery (Eds.), Choosing a Map Projection (pp. 203-211). (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51835-0_8