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On a Map that will Solve Problems in the Use of the Globes

Nature volume 68, pages 294295 (30 July 1903) | Download Citation



IN mapping an extensive region of the earth in separate sheets, there are great advantages in dividing the region into belts by parallels of latitude, and modifying the law of representation in passing from each belt to the next. This plan is illustrated by the accompanying sketch, which represents a region extending from the equator to the North Pole, and covering 80° of longitude.

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