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azimuthal equidistant projection

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Definition of AZIMUTHAL EQUIDISTANT PROJECTION

:  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

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First Known Use of AZIMUTHAL EQUIDISTANT PROJECTION

1942

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