Daily press review with marine general thematic
Thursday, May 10, 2018
First NOAA nautical map in Mercator projection
Coast Survey experimented with the
Mercator projection for chart 52
in place of a
that was predominant until 1910.
1700 world map in Mercator (Moll)
Mercator projection is now the standard for nautical charting and is used for the majority of NOAA charts.
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