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conic projection


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A method of projecting maps of parts of the earth's spherical surface on a surrounding cone, which is then flattened to a plane surface having concentric circles as parallels of latitude and radiating lines from the apex as meridians.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a map projection of the globe onto a cone with its point over one of the earth's poles


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