Chapter 5. Projection Systems

  1. Stephen V. Estopinal

Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch5

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition

How to Cite

Estopinal, S. V. (2008) Projection Systems, in A Guide to Understanding Land Surveys, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470432778.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470230589

Online ISBN: 9780470432778

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Keywords:

  • projection systems;
  • conformal;
  • point of tangency;
  • tangency;
  • land surveyor

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • PROJECTIONLESS MAPS

  • TANGENT PLANE PROJECTIONS

  • ADVANTAGES OF TANGENT PLANE SYSTEMS

  • DISADVANTAGES OF TANGENT PLANE SYSTEMS

  • STATE PLANE PROJECTIONS

  • ADVANTAGES OF STATE PLANE PROJECTIONS

  • DISADVANTAGES OF THE STATE PLANE PROJECTION