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Lambert conformal projection
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noun
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Cartography
1.
a conformal projection in which meridians are represented as straight lines converging toward the nearest pole and parallels as arc segments of concentric circles.
Origin of
Lambert conformal projection
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1875-1880
1875-80;
named after J. H.
Lambert
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