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Mollweide projection

[ mawl-vahy-duh ]

Mollweide projection

/ ˈmɒlˌvaɪdə /

noun

  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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Mollweide projection1

1935–40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German astronomer and mathematician

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Mollweide projection1

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

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