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    What type of Map projection is used in Cooks chart of New Zealand?

    Hey..

    Can somebody help me in determining which map projection is used in Cooks chart of New Zealand, and please describe why it is the particular map projection, here are some properties to consider
    Area, distance, angles, Shape, Direction, Bearing, Scale

    The map can be found here: David Rumsey Collection: Chart of New-Zealand, explored in 1769 and 1770 by Lieut. I: Cook, Commander of His Majesty's Bark Endeavour. Engrav'd by I. Bayly. Publish'd as the act directs 1st Jany. 1772. (London: printed for W. Strahan;

    I would really appreciate if you could help me out, since the question got me quite puzzled.
    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by snowman23; December 17th 2009 at 07:17 AM.
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