Category talk:Map projections

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Better categorisation needed[edit]

This category (Map projections) holds a lot more than illustrations of map projections. Content that doesn't illustrate map projections shouldn't be here. The content that is left should be better organized. I suggest a structure of sub categories like this:

  • Map projections by projection surface
    • Azimuthal map projection
    • Conical map projection
    • Cylindrical map projection
  • Map projections by property
    • Conformal map projection
    • Equiareal map projection
    • Equidistant map projection
Changed the category names to singular form. See below for rationale. Johan G (talk) 12:27, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

I've noted that there are a lot of maps of part of the world in this category. There should probably be categories similar to the ones above in the Maps category. I therefore suggest sub catagories like below in the Maps category:

  • Maps by projection
    • Maps by projection surface
      • Maps with azimuthal projection
      • Maps with conical projection
      • Maps with cylindrical projection
    • Maps by projection property
      • Maps with conformal projection
      • Maps with equiareal projection
      • Maps with equidistant projection
Changed the category names to singular form. See below for rationale. Johan G (talk) 12:27, 10 August 2009 (UTC)

There should probably be a short description (one or two sentences) of the projections or properties. For details on map projections, see en:Map projections. Johan G (talk) 20:39, 9 August 2009 (UTC)

I noted when moving some files between categories that the category names should be in singular form sence one map (usually) only have one projection. Johan G (talk) 12:27, 10 August 2009 (UTC)