polyconic projection

noun
poly·con·ic projection | \ˌpä-lē-ˈkä-nik- \

Definition of polyconic projection 

: a map projection consisting of a composite series of concentric cones each of which before being unrolled has been placed over a sphere so as to be tangent to a different parallel of latitude

First Known Use of polyconic projection

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

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