Equidistant Cylindrical Projection Maps of the Eclipse Path

Figures 4 through 13 all use a simple equidistant cylindrical projection scaled for the central latitude of each map. They all use high resolution coastline data from the World Data Base II (WDB) and World Vector Shoreline (WVS) data bases and have scales of 1:2,500,000 or higher. These maps were chosen to isolate small regions of the eclipse path of particularly high interest. Once again, curves of maximum eclipse and constant eclipse magnitude are included as well as the outline of the umbral shadow. A special feature of these maps are the curves of constant umbral eclipse duration (e.g. totality) which are plotted within the path. These curves permit fast determination of approximate durations without consulting any tables. Furthermore city data from a newly enlarged geographic data base of over 90,000 positions are plotted to give as many locations as possible in the path of totality. Local circumstances have been calculated for all positions shown and can be found in Tables 9-22.

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