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Polyhedral Maps
This Demonstration shows polyhedral maps of Earth. If you print, cut, and fold, you get a closed map of the Earth. In high resolution it takes 1–3 minutes to produce a map; otherwise it takes about 10 seconds.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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This uses coordinates from the Demonstration "
Celestial Navigation"
by Hans Milton.
RELATED LINKS
Celestial Navigation
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Distortions in Map Projections
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Gnomonic Projection
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
Locate a Point on a Map of the World
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Map Projection
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
World Map Projections
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Polyhedral Maps
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PolyhedralMaps/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: May 20, 2014
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