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Robinson projection

noun Rob·in·son projection \ˈrä-bən-sən-\

Definition of ROBINSON PROJECTION

:  a compromise map projection showing the poles as lines rather than points and more accurately portraying high latitude lands and water to land ratio

Origin of ROBINSON PROJECTION

Arthur H. Robinson b1915 American geographer
First Known Use: 1978

Other Cartography Terms

benchmark, plat, projection, topography

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