Eckert II projection

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Eckert II projection of the world

The Eckert II projection is a pseudocylindrical map projection. The length of polar line is half that of the equator, and lines of longitude are straight, kinking at the equator. The shape of the map is an elongated hexagon.[1]

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  1. ^ John P., Snyder (1989). An Album of Map Projections (U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1453). Denver: US Geological Survey. p. 88. 

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