Mer•ca•torPronunciation: (mur-kā'tur; for 1 also Flem. mer-kä'tôr), [key]
Ger•har•dus Pronunciation: (jur-här'dus), [key] (Gerhard Kremer)
, 1512–94, Flemish cartographer and geographer.
noting, pertaining to, or according to the principles of a Mercator projection: a Mercator chart.
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