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BSAM Cylindrical vs. Gall Stereographic

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  BSAM Cylindrical Gall Stereographic
Creator V.A. Kamenetskiy (1937) James Gall (1855)
Group Cylindric Cylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Bol’shoy sovetskiy atlas mira
  • Kamenetskiy 2
Remarks
recommended comparisons Gall Stereographic
Tobler Cylindrical 1
Urmayev II Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical
Gall-Bomford
Times
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
BSAM is a modified Gall Stereographic, with standard parallels at 30°.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Projection
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
BSAM Cylindrical Silhouette Map
Gall Stereographic Silhouette Map

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Projection
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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BSAM Cylindrical Silhouette Map
Gall Stereographic Silhouette Map

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Tissot Indicatrix

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Tissot Indicatrix

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Gall Stereographic
Gall Stereographic Tissot Indicatrix
 

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