homolosine projection [%PREMIUM_LINK%] (hə-mŏl'ə-sīn') Pronunciation Key |
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A map projection with interruptions in the oceans, designed so that the continents appear with their proper size with respect to each other. A homolosine projection map presents the entire world in one view, with the landmasses uninterrupted except for Antarctica and Greenland. Distance and direction are not accurate for all areas of the map. Compare conic projection, Mercator projection, sinusoidal projection.