[Proj] Little sphere projection

Duncan Agnew dagnew at ucsd.edu
Tue Aug 9 12:52:41 EST 2011

I think what is wanted is a projection that magnifies the center much  
than greater distances; see (these are from Snyder's bibliography):

944.  H\agerstrand, Torsten, 1957, Migration and area, in Migration in
Sweden: Lund, Sweden, Royal University of Lund, Dept. of Geography, Lund
studies in geography, series B, Human Geography, no. 13, p. 27-158.
[Azimuthal Logarithmic projection shown, p. 73.]

1194.  Kadmon, Naftali, 1975, Data-bank derived hyperbolic-scale
equitemporal town maps: International Yearbook of Cartography, v. 15, p.
47-54.  [Enlargement of center of projection.]

1197.  Kadmon, Naftali, and Shlomi, Eli, 1978, A polyfocal projection  
statistical surfaces: Cartographic Journal, v. 15, no. 1, p. 36-41.

2101.  Sliwa, Antoni, 1978, Kartograficzne metody ekonomicznej  
przestrzeni: Folia Geographica, Series Geografica Oeconomica, v. 11, p.
149-160.  [Polish.  Cartographical methods of economic space  
Extension of H?gerstrand (1957) Azimuthal Logarithmic projection

2102.  Smith, Derek, and Griffin, Trevor, 1976, Maps and the human
statistical landscape: Globe, v. 1, no. 5-6, p. 63-69.  [Azimuthal
Logarithmic projection centered on Adelaide, Australia.]

2132. Snyder, J. P., 1987, "Magnifying-glass" azimuthal map  
projections: Amer.
Cartographer, v. 14, no. 1, p. 61-68.

2253. Tobler, W. R., 1963, Geographic area and map projections:  
Geographical Review, v.
53, no. 1, p. 59-78.  [Equal-area projections and cartograms.   
Translated to
German as Geographischer Raum und Kartenprojektionen, in Wirtschafts-  
Sozialgeographie.  Hrsg. v. Dietrich Bartels: Cologne and Berlin,
Kiepenheuer und Witsch, 1970, p. 262-277.]

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