Mollweide projection


Origin of Mollweide projection

1935–40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German astronomer and mathematician Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for mollweide projection

Mollweide projection

  1. an equal-area map projection with the parallels and the central meridian being straight lines and the other meridians curved. It is often used to show world distributions of various phenomena

Word Origin for Mollweide projection

C19: named after Karl B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German mathematician and astronomer
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