azimuthal equidistant projection

noun

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

1921

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