29 March 2006

Cartographical Map Projections : http://www.progonos.com/furuti/MapProj/Normal/TOC/cartTOC.html preserving distances (equidistance, isometry), geodesics (great circles), preserving directions, preserving shape (conformality), preserving area (equivalence), general distortion pattern (Tissot indicatrices).

Issues with Hexagonal Coordinate Systems : http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/rbf/CVonline/LOCAL_COPIES/AV0405/MARTIN/Hex.pdf

Fictional maps : http://the0phrastus.typepad.com/the0phrastus/2005/10/fictional_maps.html Via http://the0phrastus.typepad.com/the0phrastus/sketching/index.html

Now featured here : http://clairelight.typepad.com/atlast/ under 'Cartblography'.

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino
“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?” – Charles M. Schulz (via http://www.woodka.com/category/tao/page/2/ )
“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.” – Buddha

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