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Peters' projection

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noun
a form of modified world map projection that attempts to reflect accurately the relative surface areas of landmasses, an approach which gives greater prominence (than do standard representations) to equatorial countriesCompare Mercator projection
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Word Origin for Peters' projection

C20: named after Arno Peters, German historian
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