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Lambert conformal projection

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noun Cartography.
  1. a conformal projection in which meridians are represented as straight lines converging toward the nearest pole and parallels as arc segments of concentric circles.
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Origin of Lambert conformal projection

First recorded in 1875–80; named after J. H. Lambert
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