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Cone Net

The mapping of a grid of regularly ruled squares onto a Cone with no overlap or misalignment. Cone nets are possible for vertex angles of 90°, 180°, and 270°, and are beautifully illustrated by Steinhaus (1983).


Steinhaus, H. Mathematical Snapshots, 3rd American ed. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 224-228, 1983.

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