[Proj] Ellipsoid data sources

Clifford J Mugnier cjmce at lsu.edu
Mon Jan 5 14:25:40 EST 2009

The largest I have ever seen in one place that is published is Georg Strasser's Ph.D. dissertation from the 1960s, but I don't know if it's available on the internet.  Of course, it doesn't have the ones listed after that date of publication.  I think it contained over 200 ellipsoids  ...
I'm writing this from out of town, so I can't put my finger on my copy for a week or so.
Cliff Mugnier


From: proj-bounces at lists.maptools.org on behalf of Gerald I. Evenden
Sent: Fri 02-Jan-09 11:08
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Subject: [Proj] Ellipsoid data sources

Because I was refurbishing the GEOD_ELLIPS structure array of standard earth
ellipse constants with its current 54 entries I seem to recall a seeing a
list that may have been longer.  However browsing the normal list of suspects
has turned up nothing.

Does anyone have info on a well vetted and comprehensive list of earth
ellipsoid constants.


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