Mollweide map projection

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Mollweide map projection

(môl`vīdə): see map projectionmap projection,
transfer of the features of the surface of the earth or another spherical body onto a flat sheet of paper. Only a globe can represent accurately the shape, orientation, and relative area of the earth's surface features; any projection produces distortion with
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For example, because the Pacific projection is part Mollweide projection, which is equal-area, it ranks favorably for areal distortion.
As a practical example on how to use the Mixer, we created the hybrid Pacific projection by combining the Ginzburg VIII and Mollweide projections (Figure 4).
Setting the slider in the middle at 50% gives equal weight to the Ginzburg VIII and Mollweide projections for this parameter.