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Oblique Mercator Projection Map Projection sample-map
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cylindrical conformal oblique
Oblique Mercator by Hotine Map Projection
Oblique Mercator by Laborde Map Projection
Developped by Labord in 1928; e.g. used in Madagascar.
Oblique Mercator by Rosenmund Map Projection Switzerland
Developped by Max Rosenmund in 1903.
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the Rosenmund Oblique Mercator as used in switzerland []
A double projection
  • a conformal projection from the ellipsoid to the sphere
  • a map projection from the sphere to the plane (oblique cylinder)
Used e.g. in Switzerland for the national LV03 and LV95 Projections.
Formula Formula Switzerland
formula for the ellipsoid including a conformal projection from the ellipsoid to the sphere
Formula Formula
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[Hooijberg 1997, graphic p. 157f], [Snyder 1987 , p. 66graphic]