Problem of the Week: The Lambert Projection
Which of the following terms may be correctly applied to the Lambert
map projection that is used as the foundation for state plane
coordinates in the U.S.?
(A) conformal and
(B) azimuthal and equal-area
(C) cylindrical and conformal
(D) conic and sinusoidal
The answer is (A).
is problem 28 (9-4) from the NEW third edition of “Surveying Solved
Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by Jan Van Sickle, PLS (formerly
"1001 Solved Surveying Fundamentals Problems"). Reprinted with
permission from “Surveying Solved Problems for the FS and PS Exams” by
Jan Van Sickle, PLS (2008 Professional Publications Inc.). For details
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Problem of the Week: August 22
August 22, 2011