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Aitoff vs. Hammer

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  Aitoff Hammer
Creator David Aitoff (1889) H.H. Ernst von Hammer (1892)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Equal-area
Other Names
  • Hammer-Aitoff
Remarks
recommended comparisons Hammer
Natural Earth II
Aitoff
Hammer-Cylindrical
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
These two projections nearly identical, so you might spot the differences in direct comparision only.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Aitoff
Aitoff Projection
Hammer
Hammer Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Aitoff Silhouette Map
Hammer Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to fit

Aitoff
Aitoff Tissot Indicatrix
Hammer
Hammer Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Aitoff
Aitoff Projection
Hammer
Hammer Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Aitoff Silhouette Map
Hammer Silhouette Map

6. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to same width

Aitoff
Aitoff Tissot Indicatrix
Hammer
Hammer Tissot Indicatrix

7. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to fit

Aitoff
Aitoff Tissot Indicatrix
Hammer
Hammer Tissot Indicatrix

8. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to same width

Aitoff
Aitoff Tissot Indicatrix
Hammer
Hammer Tissot Indicatrix
 

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