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Breusing Harmonic vs. Nicolosi Globular

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  Breusing Harmonic Nicolosi Globular
Creator A. E. Young (1920) Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī (1000 approx.)
Group Azimuthal Miscellaneous (Polyconic)
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Breusing Harmonic Mean
Remarks Modification of Breusing Geometric, Arthur Breusing (1892). Reinvented by Giovanni Battista Nicolosi, ca. 1660.
recommended comparisons Airy (Hem.)
Azimuthal equal-area
Azimuthal Equidistant (Hem.)
Nicolosi Globular
Azimuthal Equidistant (Hem.)
Breusing Harmonic
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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Projection
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Breusing Harmonic Silhouette Map
Nicolosi Globular Silhouette Map

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Projection
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Breusing Harmonic Silhouette Map
Nicolosi Globular Silhouette Map

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix

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

Breusing Harmonic
Breusing Harmonic Tissot Indicatrix
Nicolosi Globular
Nicolosi Globular Tissot Indicatrix
 

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