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Braun Stereographic vs. Patterson Cylindrical

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  Braun Stereographic Patterson Cylindrical
Creator Carl Braun (1867) Tom Patterson, Bojan Savric, Bernhard Jenny (2014)
Group Cylindric Cylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
Remarks The Patterson cylindrical balances polar exaggeration against maintaining the familiar shape of continents.

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Equirectangular (35.6°)

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Braun Stereographic
Braun Stereographic Projection
Patterson Cylindrical
Patterson Cylindrical Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Braun Stereographic Silhouette Map
Patterson Cylindrical Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Braun Stereographic
Braun Stereographic Tissot Indicatrix
Patterson Cylindrical
Patterson Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

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