[Proj] Natural Earth projection

Norman Vine nhv at cape.com
Sat Mar 3 19:51:52 EST 2012

On Feb 24, 2012, at 6:02 PM, Bernhard Jenny wrote:

> I would like to suggest the inclusion of the Natural Earth projection in PROJ.4. Natural Earth is a new projection for small-scale world maps. Here is more information on the projection:
> http://www.shadedrelief.com/NE_proj/
> This recent article in Cartography and Geographic Information Science describes the development of the projection and its equations:
> http://cartography.oregonstate.edu/pdf/2011_Savric_etal_PolynomialNaturalEarth.pdf
> Here is C code ready to be included in PROJ.4:
> http://www.shadedrelief.com/NE_proj/natural_earth_proj.zip 
> I suggest the following entry for pj_list.h:
> PROJ_HEAD(natearth, "Natural Earth")
> Best regards,
> Bernie
> Bernhard Jenny
> Assistant Professor
> Cartography and Geovisualization
> Oregon State University
> jennyb at geo.oregonstate.edu
> http://cartography.oregonstate.edu/


Frank has added this projection see

Perhaps you could add some documentation to 



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