# lambert conformal conic projection

- lambert conformal conic projection
*or* **lambert conformal projection**
**:** a conformal conic map projection with straight-line meridians that meet at a common center beyond the limits of the map and with parallels of which two are standard that are arcs of circles intersecting the meridians at right angles

*Useful english dictionary.
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