[Proj] Unknown projection?
Gerald I. Evenden
geraldi.evenden at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 11:25:58 EDT 2008
On Saturday 13 September 2008 10:59:24 am Paul B. Anderson wrote:
> - Janne,
> Your map graphic appears to be in the Winkel Tripel map projection. I would
> also suggest that it is using Oswald Winkel's original selection of
> 50.46667 degrees as the Special Parallel.
> Note that by the 1950s John Bartholomew was using a special parallel of 40
> degrees for his version of the Tripel, giving his graphic a more flattened
> appearance in the Y direction.
This is exactly why I include the projection math in the manual. The factor
Anderson is discussing is +lat_1 option for the +proj=wintri projection.
Select your own option value and name a new projection. ;-)
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