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cylindrical projection


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A map projection in which the surface features of a globe are depicted as if projected onto a cylinder, typically positioned with the globe centered horizontally inside the cylinder. Distortion of shape and scale in a cylindrical projection of the earth is minimal in equatorial regions and maximal at the poles.


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