sanson-flamsteed projection

World English Dictionary
Sanson-Flamsteed projection (ˈsænsənˈflæmstiːd)
 
n
another name for sinusoidal projection
 
[devised by the cartographer Sanson in 1650, adapted by Flamsteed in 1729]

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sanson-flamsteed projection

noun
an equal-area map projection showing parallels and the equator as straight lines and other meridians as curved; used to map tropical latitudes [syn: sinusoidal projection
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