Polar projection


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a projection of the sphere in which the point of sight is at the center, and the plane of projection passes through one of the polar circles.

See also: Polar, Projection

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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They transformed this image into a polar projection map using the WinJUPOS software (Figure 9), which revealed this dark region to have a hexagonal structure.
It covers hyper-plane sections of lp-balls, volume and the Fourier transform, intersection bodies, the Busemann-Petty problem, projections and the Fourier transform, intersection bodies and Lp-spaces, between polar projection bodies and intersection bodies, and open problems.
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A Prehistory of the North: Human Settlement of the Higher Latitudes, and a polar projection map showing parts of the Arctic.