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The Hammer–Aitoff projection is a modification of the Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projection.
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Modified azimuthal. The central meridian is a straight line half as long as the equator. The other meridians are complex curves, concave toward the central meridian and unequally spaced along the equator. The equator is a straight line; all other parallels are complex curves, concave toward the nearest pole and unequally spaced along the central meridian.
Central meridian at the equator.
The equator and central meridian are the only straight lines.
Useful only as a world map.
Thematic maps of the whole world.