Albers projection

noun Al·bers projection \ˈäl-bərz-, -bərs-\

Definition of Albers projection

  1. :  an equal-area projection with straight-line meridians and two standard parallels of true scale

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Origin and Etymology of albers projection

after Heinrich C. Albers †1833 German cartographer

First Known Use: 1822

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