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A map projection in which a region of the earth is projected on to a plane tangential to the surface, usually at a pole or the equator.
- ‘On the third floor of the Paris Observatory Cassini had laid out a planisphere, a map of the World using an azimuthal projection with the North Pole at the centre.’
- ‘The result is an azimuthal projection that can represent the entire Earth on a single map.’
- ‘Many conical projections can be seen as azimuthal projections which have been split and partially unwound.’
- ‘Lambert azimuthal projections tend to be round, and tearing occurs along the map's outer edge.’
- ‘For the azimuthal projections, you can rotate the projection plane by defining the vertical meridian.’
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