Eckert projection

Eck·​ert projection | \ ˈekə(r)t- \

Definition of Eckert projection

: 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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History and Etymology for Eckert projection

after Max Eckert †1938 German cartographer

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“Eckert projection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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