transverse rhumb line

transverse rhumb line

[trans¦vərs ′rəm ‚līn]
(mapping)
A line making the same oblique angle with all fictitious meridians of a transverse Mercator projection; transverse parallels and meridians may be considered special cases of the transverse rhumb line. Also known as inverse rhumb line.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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