Albers projection

Al·​bers projection | \ ˈäl-bərz-, -bərs- \

Definition of Albers projection

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

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First Known Use of Albers projection

1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Albers projection

after Heinrich C. Albers †1833 German cartographer

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“Albers projection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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