Projections Album

Azimuthal Projections

Projections where the directions or azimuths of all points are shown correctly with respect to the center.  Often projections onto a disk.

Conic Projections

Projections onto a cone.

Cylindrical Projections

Projections onto a cylinder.

Pseudocylindrical Projections

Modifications of cylindrical projections.

Miscellaneous Projections

Specialized projections often defined by government cartographic authorities.


See Also

Projections Tutorial


General Projections Concepts


The Earth as an Ellipsoid


Guide to Selecting Map Projections