Conical projection

Definition of Conical projection

a method of delineating the surface of a sphere upon a plane surface as if projected upon the surface of a cone; - much used by makers of maps in Europe.
a mode of representing the sphere, the spherical surface being projected upon the surface of a cone tangent to the sphere, the point of sight being at the center of the sphere.

See also: Conic Projection

Related Words

conic projection, map projection, polyconic projection
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