Bonne projection

noun

ˈbȯn-,
ˈbən-
: a modified conical equal-area map projection having one standard parallel and all meridians curved except the central meridian which is a straight line

Word History

Etymology

after Rigobert Bonne †1795 French cartographer

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“Bonne projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bonne%20projection. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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