Mollweide projection

[mawl-vahy-duh]

Origin of Mollweide projection

1935–40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German astronomer and mathematician
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British Dictionary definitions for mollweide projection

Mollweide projection

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

Word Origin for Mollweide projection

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