September 2017

Azimuthal Equidistant Projections (maps) from Around the World

Submitted by ai2n on Mon, 09/04/2017 - 10:49

Here' s an exercise: Go outside and point to Japan. Done? Yes; Japan is azimuth 330 degrees from CNY, just 30 degrees West of North. A flight from NYC to Tokyo -almost- flies over the North Pole.

Living on a sphere complicates matters. I was pondering this while looking at a Azimuthal Equidistant Projection provided by a Dxpedition to a remote island.

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