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Graticule
24.09.2011
A graticule is the mapped image of of the coordinate lines of
geographic coordinates
on a
map projection
: the image of parallels (
latitude
) and meridians (
longitude
).
The shape of the graticule depends on the used map projection method and its parameters.
Sample: The Graticule of Geographic Coordinates Represented as Cartesian Coordinates: PlattCarree Projection
Sample: the Graticule of the Mercator Projection
Sample: the Graticule of Lambert Conformal Conic northern hemisphere
Sample: the Graticule of the stereographic Projection  NorthPole
Sample: The Graticule of Geographic Coordinates Represented as Cartesian Coordinates: PlattCarree Projection
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Sample: the Graticule of the Mercator Projection
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cylindrical conformal, normal aspect
Sample: the Graticule of Lambert Conformal Conic northern hemisphere
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Sample: the Graticule of the stereographic Projection  NorthPole
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