homolosine projection

ho·​mol·​o·​sine projection | \ hōˈmäləˌsīn- \

Definition of homolosine projection

: an equal-area interrupted map projection that combines the sinusoidal projection for latitudes up to 40° with the homolographic for areas poleward of these latitudes

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History and Etymology for homolosine projection

homolographic + sine

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“Homolosine projection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homolosine%20projection. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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