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A third key link to da Vinci's works is a remarkable, but again little known, page from his notebooks containing an intensive exploration of what seem to be all the known cartographic projections of the globe at that time (reproduced in Figure 7).
Furthermore, de Fer's representation exploits the geometrical structure of cartographic projection to deploy a fantasy of total possession.
The biography of a man who created the cartographic projection that formed the most commonly used image of the Earth's surface is discussed in Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet by Nicholas Crane (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 20 [pounds sterling]).
A map of Iceland is used to perform this calculation, using the scale located on the meridian and centered on the island's latitude to minimize distortions derived from the cartographic projection used.
Ingres 10S leverages the GEOS geometry and PROJ cartographic projection libraries for manipulating and transforming spatial data between dozens of geographic and planar co-ordinate systems.
Para se ter uma ideia da quantidade de projecoes cartograficas existentes, a publicacao, Comprehensive Library of Cartographic Projection Functions de Evenden, G.