# General Knowledge - World Geography - Discussion

Discussion Forum : World Geography - Section 1 (Q.No. 1)
1.

The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of

shape
area
baring
distance
Explanation:
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Kirankumar Rubde said:   1 decade ago
The Mollweide projection is a pseudocylindrical map projection generally used for global maps of the world (or sky). Also known as the Babinet projection, homalographic projection, homolographic projection, and elliptical projection. As its more explicit name Mollweide equal area projection indicates, it sacrifices fidelity to angle and shape in favor of accurate depiction of area. It is used primarily where accurate representation of area takes precedence over shape, for instance small maps depicting global distributions.

The projection was first published by mathematician and astronomer Karl (or Carl) Brandan Mollweide (1774 - 1825) of Leipzig in 1805. It was popularized by Jacques Babinet in 1857, giving it the name homalographic projection. The variation homolographic arose from frequent nineteenth century usage in star atlases.

Suma said:   10 years ago
Holography is a technique which enables three-dimensional images (holograms) to be made. It involves the use of a laser, interference, diffraction, light intensity recording and suitable illumination of the recording. The image changes as the position and orientation of the viewing system changes in exactly the same way as if the object were still present, thus making the image appear three-dimensional.

The holographic recording itself is not an image; it consists of an apparently random structure of either varying intensity, density or profile.

Jaideep Meena said:   1 decade ago
The Mollweide projection is a pseudocylindrical map projection generally used for global maps of the world (or sky).The projection was first published by mathematician and astronomer Karl (or Carl) Brandan Mollweide (1774 - 1825) of Leipzig in 1805. It was popularized by Jacques Babinet in 1857, giving it the name homalographic projection. The variation homolographic arose from frequent nineteenth century usage in star atlases.

Yash bhosale said:   4 years ago
Homolography is also known as the Babinet projection, homalographic projection, homolographic projection, and elliptical projection. The projection trades accuracy of angle and shapes for accuracy of proportions in area, and as such is used where that property is needed, such as maps depicting global distributions.
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Anonmous said:   7 years ago
It is also known as the Babinet projection, homalographic projection, homolographic projection, and elliptical projection. The projection trades accuracy of angle and shapes for the accuracy of proportions in an area, and as such is used where that property is needed, such as maps depicting global distributions.
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Dr. Aadil said:   6 years ago
It is also known as the Babinet projection, homalographic projection, homolographic projection, and elliptical projection. The projection trades accuracy of angle and shape for accuracy of proportions in area, and as such is used where that property is needed, such as maps depicting global distributions.
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Zaitoon said:   2 years ago
The Mollweide projection is an equal-area, pseudocylindrical map projection generally used for maps of the world or celestial sphere. It is also known as the Babinet projection, homalographic projection, homolographic projection, and elliptical projection.
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HIMANSHU SAHU said:   1 decade ago
MOLLWIEDI PROJECTION : HOMOLOGRAPHIC PROJECTION : BABINET PROJECTION is a pseudo cylindrical projection of the world in an approximate manner sacrificing accuracy of angle and shape to protect the accuracy of area.