Accession Number : AD0664949

Title :   GEOGRAPHY AND THE PROPERTIES OF SURFACES. SPACE STRAIGHTENING AND FLATTENING.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS LAB FOR COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Personal Author(s) : Lindgren,C. Ernesto S.

Report Date : 02 FEB 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The paper proposes a solution leading to an approximation, by trial and error, of the problem of straightening and flattening (one to one correspondence with points of an euclidean plane, distances and areas remaining constant) of a non-developable surface. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GEODESICS, PROBLEM SOLVING), GEOMETRY, MAPPING, GRAPHICS, THEORY

Subject Categories : Geodesy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE