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Mollweide projection

[mawl-vahy-duh] /ˈmɔl vaɪ də/
Origin of Mollweide projection
1935-40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774-1825), German astronomer and mathematician Unabridged
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Mollweide projection

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
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C19: named after Karl B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German mathematician and astronomer
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