Definition of Polyconic projection
1. Noun. A conic projection of a map having distances between meridians equal to those distances on a globe.
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Literary usage of Polyconic projection
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"SCIENCE. methods by which the undoubted advantages of the polyconic projection can be preserved and its disadvantages greatly reduced, ..."
2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"polyconic projection. — In the polyconic projection the surface is developed ... The polyconic projection was first used by the US Coast and Geodetic Survey ..."
3. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1886)
"The polyconic projection.—For very large areas it is preferable to have each ... The fundamental relations on which the method of polyconic projection rests ..."
4. Geodesy: Including Astronomical Observations, Gravity Measurements, and by George Leonard Hosmer (1919)
"The polyconic projection. ir The idea of using several cones, or the polyconic projection, is due to Mr. FR Hassler, the first superintendent of the Coast ..."
5. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1904)
"The polyconic projection.—For very large areas it is preferable to have each parallel the development of the base of a cone tangent in the plane of the ..."
6. A Treatise on Projections by Thomas Craig (1882)
"This is the projection of which we have already spoken at length in the Introduction, under the title of polyconic projection. As a very full account of ..."
7. Smithsonian Geographical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Robert Simpson Woodward (1906)
"COORDINATES FOR THE polyconic projection OF MAPS. In the polyconic system of map projection every parallel of latitude appears on the map as the developed ..."
8. Geodetic Surveying and the Adjustment of Observations (method of Least Squares) by Edward Lovering Ingram (1911)
"polyconic projection. In this type of projection, as illustrated in Fig. ... polyconic projection. through the point G, for instance, is drawn as a circular ..."