rectangular projection

rectangular projection

[rek′taŋ·gyə·lər prə′jek·shən]
(mapping)
A cylindrical map projection with uniform spacing of the parallels; used for the star chart in the Air Almanac.
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On the right wall, the rectangular projection was dominated by inky blue smudges that resembled, by turns, landscapes, cloudscapes, ice fields and the roiling waves of a storm-tossed sea.
Do you recognize that this so-called distance-direction diagram is an oblique version of the Plate Carree projection (also known as the rectangular projection, the simple cylindrical projection, or, in at least one GIS as "unprojected")?
Projecting these vectors to the x, y, z tool's axis we find the rectangular projections of the vector D.