Geocart Projections

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fisheye

Parameters: Central magnification 1 ≤ ß << ∞, Spread (integer) 0 ≤ µ << ∞

Description

An azimuthal projection that magnifies the central region in comparison to outer regions.

Classifications

Azimuthal

Graticule

Meridians: Straight in polar aspect
Parallels: Circles in polar aspect
Poles: Center pole is a point; other pole is circular perimeter

Parameters

Central magnfication
Spread: An integer value. The higher it is, the greater the extent of the magnified region.

Origin

Developed by Daniel “daan” Strebe (1962–) in 1992.

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