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Central Cylindrical


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  Central Cylindrical
Creator Unknown (1850 approx.)
Group Cylindric
Property Compromise
Other Names
Remarks Perspective cylindrical map projection, truncated at 75° North/South.
Due to its severe inflation near the poles, it is practically unused in cartography. Common usage is to illustrate the construction of cylindrical projections – and to show that the Mercator projection is not constructed perspectively as sometimes claimed.

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