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**"Conformal projection"**One type of flat map which depicts figures transformed from the surface of a sphere in their original forms (shapes). There is no one type of map projection that can "project" figures from a sphere onto a flat surface without distortions in either shape or size (see Equal Area Projection).

Projection on which all angles at each point are preserved. Also called an orthomorphic projection

a map projection in which a small area is rendered in its true shape