Equidistant Projection

A map projection in which the distances between one or two points and every other point on the map differ from the corresponding distances on the sphere by only a constant scaling factor (Snyder 1987, p. 4).

See also

Azimuthal Equidistant Projection, Conformal Projection, Conic Equidistant Projection, Cylindrical Equidistant Projection, Equal-Area Projection, Miller Equidistant Projection

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Snyder, J. P. Map Projections--A Working Manual. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1395. Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1987.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Equidistant Projection." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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