homolosine projectionho·mol·o·sine projection
an equal-area map projection of the earth's surface that combines certain features of homolographic and sinusoidal projections so as to allow a minimum of distortion for the continents
Origin of homolosine projectionfrom Classical Greek homalos (akin to homos, same) + sine
A composite of two map projections designed to represent area proportionally to the area on the earth's surface and represent true shapes of continents. Homolosine projections of the earth are usually interrupted in ocean areas. Also called Goode homolosine projection .
Origin of homolosine projectionhomolo(graphic) sine