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Canters W13 vs. Ginzburg VI

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  Canters W13 Ginzburg VI
Creator Frank Canters (1989) G. A. Ginzburg (1950)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Canters Polyconic 1989 f8
  • Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry and equally spaced parallels
  • BSE Modified Polyconic
Remarks Please regard Naming Canters’ Projections.
recommended comparisons Ginzburg VI Canters W13
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Not really similar, but both are polyconic projections with low distortions, so it’s worth the effort to compare them.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Canters W13
Canters W13 Projection
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W13 Silhouette Map
Ginzburg VI Silhouette Map

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

Canters W13
Canters W13 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W13
Canters W13 Projection
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W13 Silhouette Map
Ginzburg VI Silhouette Map

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

Canters W13
Canters W13 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W13
Canters W13 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W13
Canters W13 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg VI
Ginzburg VI Tissot Indicatrix
 

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