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azimuthal equidistant projection

noun

Definition of azimuthal equidistant projection

  1. :  a map projection of the surface of the earth so centered at any given point that a straight line radiating from the center to any other point represents the shortest distance and can be measured to scale



Illustration of azimuthal equidistant projection

1942

First Known Use of azimuthal equidistant projection

1942


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