# Bipolar Oblique Conic Conformal

Name | Bipolar Oblique Conic Conformal |

Model | Conic |

Type | Conformal |

Meridians | Complex curves concave toward the center of the projection |

Parallels | Complex curves concave toward the nearest pole |

Spacing Meridian | Spacing increases away from the lines of true scale Retains conformity property |

Spacing Parallels | Spacing increases away from the lines of true scale Retains conformity property |

Linear Scale | True along two lines that do not lie along any meridian or parallel. Scale is compressed between these lines Expanded beyond the two lines Good linear scale except for edges (up to 10%) |

Specialties | Based on two cones with apexes 104 degrees apart |

Uses | North and South America together on the same map Â“BasementÂ” maps |

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