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globular projection


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A form of chart-making in which the central meridian and the periphery are arbitrarily marked off in equal parts for lines of latitude to be drawn, and the equator equally divided up to accommodate the meridians of longitude. The resultant map shows less distortion of land areas than other methods of projection, but is useless for plotting distances or directions. See also gnomonic chart.

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