standard meridian

standard meridian

[′stan·dərd mə′rid·ē·ən]
(geodesy)
The meridian used for reckoning standard time; throughout most of the world the standard meridians are those whose longitudes are exactly divisible by 15°.
(mapping)
A meridian of a map projection along which the scale is as stated.

standard meridian

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i. The Greenwich meridian and every meridian divisible by 15, such as 15°, 75°, and 135°.
ii. One or more meridians on a map projection, along which the scale is as stated.
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The Sinusoidal has true local scale along every parallel and on the standard meridian with longitude [[lambda].sub.0].

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