Lambert conformal conic projection

noun

variants or Lambert conformal projection
: a conformal conic map projection with straight-line meridians that meet at a common center beyond the limits of the map and with parallels of which two are standard that are arcs of circles intersecting the meridians at right angles

Word History

Etymology

after J. H. Lambert

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“Lambert conformal conic projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lambert%20conformal%20conic%20projection. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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