# lambert conformal projection

- lambert conformal projection
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*Cartog.*

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

[1875-80; named after J. H. LAMBERT]

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a map projection in which the meridians are drawn on the surface of a cone and the parallels are spaced mathematically to conform to the actual shape of the features represented.

*Useful english dictionary.
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