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conformal projection
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Conformal projection
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conformal projection
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noun
Cartography
.
a map projection in
which
angles formed by lines are preserved: a map made using this projection preserves the shape of any small area.
Also called
orthomorphic projection
.
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conformal projection
noun
a map projection in which a small area is rendered in its true shape
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Example sentences
However, being a
conformal projection
, angles and shapes within any small area are essentially true.
By choosing a limited area and a
conformal projection
, this is accomplished.
When scale and shapes are of primary importance a
conformal projection
is used, but constant scale cannot be maintained.
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