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Canters W14 vs. Ginzburg V

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  Canters W14 Ginzburg V
Creator Frank Canters (1989) G. A. Ginzburg (1950)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Canters projection
  • Canters Polyconic 1989 f9
  • Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry, equally spaced parallels and a correct ratio of the axes
  • TsNIIGAiK Modified Polyconic, 1950
Remarks Please regard Naming Canters’ Projections.
recommended comparisons Ginzburg V
Canters W14
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 W14
Canters W14 Projection
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Canters W14 Silhouette Map
Ginzburg V Silhouette Map

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W14
Canters W14 Projection
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W14 Silhouette Map
Ginzburg V Silhouette Map

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Ginzburg V
Ginzburg V Tissot Indicatrix
 

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