Definition of orthomorphic in English:


Line breaks: ortho|morph¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːθəˈmɔːfɪk


(Of a map projection) preserving the correct shape of small areas.
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  • Most maps use the Mercator projection, that is an orthomorphic map projection on which parallels and meridians form a rectangular grid, with the scale being exaggerated with increasing distance from the equator.

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