Eckert projection

Eckert projection

[′ek·ərt prə‚jek·shən]
(mapping)
One of a group of six map projections of the whole earth, each showing the geographic poles represented by parallel straight lines that are one-half the length of the equator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.