[Proj] Discovery: libproj4 stmerc = French Gauss-Laborde projection

Gerald I. Evenden gerald.evenden at verizon.net
Thu Jun 15 14:33:46 EDT 2006

On Thursday 15 June 2006 2:16 pm, Oscar van Vlijmen wrote:
> Additionally: libproj's mdist (meridional distance) is very accurate, about
> machine precision, compared to a formula based on the elliptical integral.
> But I can't recommend mdist for eccentricities larger than about 0.9.

I don't know at what point we would be spinning off the planet.  Should I put 
a caveat about this limit?  ;-)

Jerry and the low-riders: Daisy Mae and Joshua
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