CM Equidistant Conic
|CM Equidistant Conic
|Unknown (about AD 100)
|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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