Mollweide projection


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Mollweide projection

(ˈmɒlˌvaɪdə)
n
(Physical Geography) 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
[C19: named after Karl B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German mathematician and astronomer]