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Behrmann vs. Hufnagel 12

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  Behrmann Hufnagel 12
Creator Walter Behrmann (1910) Herbert Hufnagel (1989)
Group Cylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Hufnagel 12 Behrmann
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Hufnagel 12 is a variation of Behrmann which reduces distortions.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Behrmann
Behrmann Projection
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Behrmann Silhouette Map
Hufnagel 12 Silhouette Map

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

Behrmann
Behrmann Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Behrmann
Behrmann Projection
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Behrmann Silhouette Map
Hufnagel 12 Silhouette Map

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

Behrmann
Behrmann Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Tissot Indicatrix

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

Behrmann
Behrmann Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Tissot Indicatrix

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

Behrmann
Behrmann Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Tissot Indicatrix
 

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