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Summary of Projection Properties
Key:* = Yes x= Partly
Projection Type Conformal Equal area Equidistant True direction Perspective Compromise Straight rhumbs
Globe Sphere * * * *      
Mercator Cylindrical *     x     *
Transverse Mercator Cylindrical *            
Oblique Mercator Cylindrical *            
Space Oblique Mercator Cylindrical *            
Miller Cylindrical Cylindrical           *  
Robinson Pseudo-
cylindrical
          *  
Sinusoidal Equal
Area
Pseudo-
cylindrical
  * x        
Orthographic Azimuthal       x *    
Stereographic Azimuthal *     x *    
Gnomonic Azimuthal       x *    
Azimuthal Equalidistant Azimuthal     x x      
Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area Azimuthal   *   x      
Albers Equal Area Conic Conic   *          
Lambert Conformal Conic Conic *     x      
Equidistant Conic Conic     x        
Polyonic Conic     x     *  
Biplolar Oblique ConicConformal Conic *            

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