Lambert conformal conic projection

noun
variants: or Lambert conformal projection

Definition of Lambert conformal conic 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

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History and Etymology for Lambert conformal conic projection

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 17 Jan. 2022.

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