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Cylindrical Equal Area Projection

The Cylindrical Equal Area is most use in cases where map is the stretched vertically to a considerable extent. It can be used in the transverse case for areas very narrow in longitudinal extent. This is useful not only for maps of Chile, or even Argentina, but also for things like gores used to make globes.

Cylindrical Equal Area Projection
Cylindrical Equal Area Projection


Required Parameters

To convert Cylindrical Equal Area coordinates, the following parameters have to be set: