equal-area map projection
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|Noun||1.||equal-area map projection - a map projection in which quadrilaterals formed by meridians and parallels have an area on the map proportional to their area on the globe|
homolosine projection - an equal-area projection map of the globe; oceans are distorted in order to minimize the distortion of the continents
map projection - a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude
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