- adj. cartography Of a map, having the property that equal areas on the map represent equal areas on the mapped surface.
“Okay, this is an oblique parabolic equal-area projection with a scale of 109 miles per inch, and as you can see it covers the whole of Asia and includes peripheral countries.”
“In 2001, ODT gained international fame after having its Peters equal-area map featured on an episode of the hit TV show "West Wing.”
“Their products include equal-area world maps, world population maps, and an entire series of "South-on-top" maps, including a jigsaw puzzle.”
“In 2002, former President Jimmy Carter used the equal-area Hobo-Dyer map in his media materials when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize.”
“The difference is really quite striking: equal-area world map and hanging it on a wall somewhere I can see it every day.”
“Activations in voxels on the cortical surface were averaged and visualized on the spherical surface using an equal-area Mollweide projection centered on Heschl's gyrus and oriented so that the superior temporal plane lay on the equator.”
“Plotting Station Locations Example 1: Plot seismograph station (azimuth N40°E from the earthquake; angle of first motion ray or take-off angle i = 60°) on an equal-area projection Fig. 4.2.13 of Stein and Wysession, 2003 South North”
“whereas Hansen 1987 refers to the 80 equal-area regions.”
“In Hansen’s current procedure, are the 2 x 2 grids first calculated and then the 80 equal-area regions and then the latitude bands, or does Hansen go from the 2×2’s to the latitude bands ?”
“(ellipses, focus, equal-area law, etc.), which were an exact geometrical formulation from Brahe's not-completely-exact observations.”
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