Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Build The World Like An Apple Peel - Mercator Projection - by Tmok


A simple Mercator Projection Terrestrial Globe, by Japanese designer Tmok, via Pepakura Gallery. To view and print this model you will need Pepakura Viewer Free Version (link at the end of this post).

Photobucket

Um simples Globo Terrestre no estilo Projeção de Mercator, do designer japonês Tmok, via Pepakura Gallery. Para visualizar e imprimir este modelo você precisa do Pepakura Viewer Versão Gratuíta (link no final deste post).

Photobucket
The Templates: Just One Papge For The Two Globes


Photobucket
Mercator World Map - 1569
The Mercator Projection is a cylindrical map projection presented by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569. It became the standard map projection for nautical purposes because of its ability to represent lines of constant course, known as rhumb lines or loxodromes, as straight segments. While the linear scale is equal in all directions around any point, thus preserving the angles and the shapes of small objects (which makes the projection conformal), the Mercator Projection distorts the size and shape of large objects, as the scale increases from the Equator to the poles, where it becomes infinite. - Wikipedia


A Projeção de Mercator foi apresentada em 1569 pelo cosmógrafo e cartógrafo flamengo Gerard de Kremer ou Cremer (em latim, Gerardus Mercator), através de um grande planisfério medindo 250cm x 128cm, constituído por dezoito folhas, impressas separadamente. Tal como em todas as projeções cilíndricas, os meridianos e paralelos são representados por segmentos de reta perpendiculares entre si, e os meridianos são paralelos. Essa geometria faz com que a superfície da Terra seja deformada na direção leste-oeste, tanto mais quanto maior for a latitude. - Wikipedia


Link: Build.The.World.Like.An.Apple.Peel.Mercator.Projection.by.Tmok


More Science and Geological paper Models related posts:

Lunar Globe Papercraft - by Canon - Globo Lunar

1790`s Cassini’s Terrestrial Globe - by Paper Pino - Globo Terrestre De Cassini

Geological Paper Models - by Geoblox - Modelos Geológicos

Four Volcanoes - by British Geological Survey - Quatro Vulcões

No comments:

Post a Comment

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...