Eckert projection

noun

Eck·​ert projection
ˈekə(r)t-
: any of several projections developed by Max Eckert in which the poles are parallel straight lines half the length of the equator

Word History

Etymology

after Max Eckert †1938 German cartographer

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“Eckert projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eckert%20projection. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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