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azimuthal projection
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[map projections]
A map projection that transforms points from a spheroid or sphere onto a tangent or secant plane. The azimuthal projection is also known as a planar or zenithal projection.
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conformal projection
conical projection
cylindrical projection
equatorial aspects
equidistant projection
horizon circle
planner projection
projection
secant projection
stereographic projection
tangent projection
zenithal projection