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conformal projection

noun, Cartography
1.
a map projection in which angles formed by lines are preserved: a map made using this projection preserves the shape of any small area.
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  • 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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