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BSAM Cylindrical vs. Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical

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  BSAM Cylindrical Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Creator V.A. Kamenetskiy (1937) Waldo Tobler (1993)
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
Urmayev II 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.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Projection
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
BSAM Cylindrical Silhouette Map
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Silhouette Map

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Projection
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
BSAM Cylindrical Silhouette Map
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Silhouette Map

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

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

BSAM Cylindrical
BSAM Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 1 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
 

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