stereographic projection

noun

Definition of stereographic projection

: a map projection of a hemisphere showing the earth's lines of latitude and longitude projected onto a tangent plane by radials from a point on the surface of the sphere opposite to the point of tangency

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“Stereographic projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereographic%20projection. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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