polar projection

noun

Definition of polar projection

: a cartographic projection of the sphere in which the point of sight is at the center and the plane of projection passes through one of the polar circles

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“Polar projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polar%20projection. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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