homolosine projection

homolosine projection
homolosine projection [hō mäl′ə sīn΄, hō mäl′əsēn΄, hō mäl′əsin; həmäl′ə sīn΄, həmäl′ə sēn΄, həmäl′ə sin]
n.
[< Gr homalos (akin to homos, SAME) + SINE1]
a map of the earth's surface combining certain features of homolographic and sinusoidal projections so as to allow a minimum of distortion for the continents

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