orthomorphic


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orthomorphic

[¦ȯr·thə¦mȯr·fik]
(mapping)
Preserving the correct shape.
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David Wright's plea for equal-area world maps to become the norm (Letters, June 2003) ignores the fact that navigators require orthomorphic projections--projections in which small areas are rendered in their true shapes--for their work.