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Conic Projection

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Conic Projection - definition(s)

conic projection - [map projections] A projection that transforms points from a spheroid or sphere onto a tangent or secant cone that is wrapped around the globe in the manner of a party hat. The cone is then sliced from the apex (top) to the bottom, and flattened into a plane.

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Source: esri, 02 March 2012 09:07:10, External 

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