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Mollweide projection

[mawl-vahy-duh]

Origin:
1935–40; named after K. B. Mollweide (1774–1825), German astronomer and mathematician

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Mollweide projection (ˈmɒlˌvaɪdə)
 
n
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]

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