conic projection definition

  • noun:
    • A method of projecting maps of areas of our planet's spherical area on a surrounding cone, that will be then flattened to a plane area having concentric sectors as parallels of latitude and radiating outlines from the apex as meridians.
    • a map projection associated with the globe onto a cone with its point over the earth's poles

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