zenithal projection

noun

a type of map projection in which part of the earth's surface is projected onto a plane tangential to it, either at one of the poles (polar zenithal), at the equator (equatorial zenithal), or between (oblique zenithal)

Nearby words

  1. zenith distance,
  2. zenith telescope,
  3. zenith tube,
  4. zenithal,
  5. zenithal equidistant projection,
  6. zenker's degeneration,
  7. zenker's diverticulum,
  8. zenker's necrosis,
  9. zeno,
  10. zeno of citium

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