Equirectangular Projection


An equirectangular projection is a cylindrical equidistant projection, also called a rectangular projection, plane chart, plate carre, or unprojected map, in which the horizontal coordinate is the longitude and the vertical coordinate is the latitude, so the standard parallel is taken as phi_1=0.

See also

Cylindrical Equidistant Projection

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

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