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CM Equidistant Conic Projection

 

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  CM Equidistant Conic Projection
Creator Unknown (about AD 100)
Group Conic
Property Equidistant
Other Names
Remarks Standard parallels in the image:
90° North, 30° South.

This configuration was set to achieve a result that is comparable to the configuration of Lambert equal-area conic that is shown here on the site.
It probably has no practical use, that’s why I chose the name affix CM for compare-maps.net.

Equidistant conic projections can be traced back at least to Ptolemy.

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