A faceted projection that is used for ArcGlobe.
The world is projected onto a six-sided figure with square sides.
The meridians and parallels are straight lines.
Shapes are not maintained.
Areas are not maintained.
Between +45° and -45° latitude, north, south, east, and west directions are accurate, but general directions are not. On the polar facets, directions are true from the center.
Between +45° and -45° latitude, scale is correct.
Not recommended for general mapping.
Uses and applications
Used for ArcGlobe. Suitable for educational uses.