Book:Raúl Ibáñez/The Dream of the Perfect Map

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Raúl Ibáñez: The Dream of the Perfect Map: Cartography and mathematics

Published $2017$, National Geographic

ISBN 978-84-473-8931-5.


Contents

Preface


Chapter 1. The Shape of the Earth
Chapter 2. The Dimensions of the Earth
Chapter 3. Meridians, Parallels and Great Circles
Chapter 4. In Search of an Accurate Map of the Earth
Chapter 5. The Archimedes Projection or Lambert Equal-Area Cylindrical Projection
Chapter 6. The Central or Gnomonic Projection
Chapter 7. Stereographic Projection
Chapter 8. What Euler Told the Cartographer
Chapter 9. The Mercator Projection


Epilogue
Bibliography
Index