• Definition for "map projection"
    • any organized way of transforming the spherical representation…
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map projection definition

  • noun:
    • any organized way of transforming the spherical representation of parallels, meridians and geographical popular features of our planet's area to a nonspherical area, typically a plane
    • a projection associated with world onto a set map utilizing a grid of outlines of latitude and longitude
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