The transverse Mercator map projection is an adaptation of the standard
Mercator projection. The transverse version is widely used in national and
Figure 2.22.1 A Mercator projection of the world, showing the 60 UTM coordinate
system zones, each divided into north and south halves at the equator.
Jan 11, 2000 ... Because the Transverse Mercator projection is very accurate in narrow zones, it
has become the basis for a global coordinate system called the ...
Jan 14, 2013 ... This paper explains the characteristics of Transverse Mercator projections, the
relationship of plane grids to USGS map cells, and the reasons ...
Definition: (DOD, NATO) A grid coordinate system based on the transverse mercator projection
, applied to maps of the Earth's surface extending to 84 degrees N and 80 degrees S latitudes. More »
More commonly applied to large-scale maps, the transverse aspect preserves
every property of Mercator's projection, but since meridians are not straight lines,
Oct 21, 2008 ... Universal Transverse Mercator; List of supported map projections. Description.
Also known as Gauss–Krüger, and similar to the Mercator, ...
The Transverse Mercator projection in its various forms is the most widely used
projected coordinate system for world topographical and offshore mapping.
Sep 11, 2014 ... Transverse Projection of a Sphere onto a Cylinder (Tangent Case) ... Transverse
Mercator projections result from projecting the sphere onto a ...
The UTM system applies the Transverse Mercator projection to mapping the
world, using 60 pre-defined standard zones to supply parameters. UTM zones