Sanson-Flamsteed projection

/ (ˈsænsənˈflæmstiːd) /

noun

another name for sinusoidal projection

Word Origin for Sanson-Flamsteed projection

devised by the cartographer Sanson in 1650, adapted by Flamsteed in 1729

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