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Azimuthal equidistant projection


Azimuthal equidistant map projections


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Azimuthal Equidistant


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Azimuthal Equidistant Wind Map - FE

The azimuthal equidistant projection is an azimuthal map projection. It has the useful properties that all points on the map are at proportionately correct distances from the center point, and that all points on the map are at the correct azimuth (direction) from the center point. A useful application for this type of projection is a polar projection which shows all meridians as straight, with distances from the pole represented correctly. The flag of the United Nations contains an example of a polar azimuthal equidistant projection.
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