rectangular coordinates


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rectangular coordinates

[rek′taŋ·gyə·lər kō′ȯrd·ən·əts]
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I have thus taken the Hammer (1910) equidistant retro-azimuthal projection and plotted it in rectangular coordinates, instead of the usual polar coordinates.
The relationship between the rectangular coordinates (a,b,c) and (a'b'c') of a point in the two systems, is established by the formula:
1] = the rectangular coordinates for the cylindrical equidistant projection (Hake and Grunreich 1994; Canters and DeClair 1989; Snyder and Voxland 1989).