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Spherical Geometry

The study of figures on the surface of a Sphere (such as the Spherical Triangle and Spherical Polygon), as opposed to the type of geometry studied in Plane Geometry or Solid Geometry.

See also Plane Geometry, Solid Geometry, Spherical Trigonometry, Thurston's Geometrization Conjecture

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