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Mollweide projection

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  1. homolographic projection.
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Origin of Mollweide projection

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

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