Patterson

The Patterson projection is a cylindrical map projection designed for general-purpose mapmaking.

See [Patterson2014]

Classification Cylindrical
Available forms Forward and inverse, spherical projection
Defined area Global
Alias patterson
Domain 2D
Input type Geodetic coordinates
Output type Projected coordinates
Patterson

proj-string: +proj=patterson

Parameters

Note

All parameters are optional for projection.

+lon_0=<value>

Longitude of projection center.

Defaults to 0.0.

+R=<value>

Radius of the sphere given in meters. If used in conjunction with +ellps +R takes precedence.

+x_0=<value>

False easting.

Defaults to 0.0.

+y_0=<value>

False northing.

Defaults to 0.0.