Albers projection

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Albers projection

[′äl·bərz prə′jek·shən]
(mapping)
An equal-area projection of the conical type, on which the meridians are straight lines that meet in a common point beyond the limits of the map, and the parallels are concentric circles whose center is at the point of intersection of the meridians.