Samsung – Equirectangular Projection

The method in which a sphere is mapped to a flat plane.  This transforms the meridians, or poles, of the sphere to vertical straight lines and the latitudes to horizontal straight lines.  This is commonly used for maps of the Earth.

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Equirectangular map


Source: Samsung.
Featured Image: Unsplash.
Map Image: Samsung.

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