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Merca'tor projec'tion



Cartography.
a conformal projection on which any rhumb line is represented as a straight line, used chiefly in navigation, though the scale varies with latitude and areal size and the shapes of large areas are greatly distorted. Also,Merca'tor's projec'tion.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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