Eckert projection

noun Eck·ert projection \ˈekə(r)t-\

Definition of Eckert projection

  1. :  any of several projections developed by Max Eckert in which the poles are parallel straight lines half the length of the equator

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Origin and Etymology of eckert projection

after Max Eckert †1938 German cartographer

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