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Equal-Area Projection

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Equal-Area Projection - definition(s)

equal-area projection - [map projections] A projection in which the whole of the map as well as each part has the same proportional area as the corresponding part of the earth. An equal-area projection may distort shape, angle, scale, or any combination thereof. No flat map can be both equal-area and conformal.

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Source: esri, 13 April 2012 08:31:17, External 

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