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Small Scale Map Projection and Coordinate System Improvement in Consideration of Usability and Compatibility
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Small Scale Map Projection and Coordinate System Improvement in Consideration of Usability and Compatibility
Choi, Byoung Gil; Na, Young Woo; Jung, Jin Woo;
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 Abstract
Small-scale maps currently used are made by scanning and editing printed maps and its shortcoming is accumulated errors at the time of editing and low accuracy. TM projection method is used but its accuracy varies. In addition, small-scale maps are made without consideration of usability and compatibility with other scale maps. Therefore, it is necessary to suggest projection and coordinates system improvement methods in consideration of usability and compatibility between data. The results of this study reveal that in order to make the optimum small-scale map, projection that fits the purpose of map usage in each scale, coordinate system and neat line composition should be selected in consideration of interrelation and compatibility with other maps. Conic projection should be used to accurately illustrate the entire country, but considering usability and compatibility with other maps, traversing cylindrical projection should be used instead of conic projection. For coordinates system of the small-scale map, Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM-K) based on the World Geodetic System should be used instead of conventional longitude and latitude coordinate system or Transverse Mercator.
 Keywords
Small-Scale Map;Projection;Coordinate System;Neat Line Composition;UTM-K;
 Language
English
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