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Eckert III vs. Wagner VI

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  Eckert III Wagner VI
Creator Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906) Karlheinz Wagner (1932)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P1'
Remarks Equidistant along the central meridian and the equator.
recommended comparisons Wagner VI Eckert III
Kavraisky VII
Wagner V
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
While very much alike at first glance, in direct comparision the differences become quite obvious.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Eckert III
Eckert III Projection
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert III Silhouette Map
Wagner VI Silhouette Map

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

Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Eckert III
Eckert III Projection
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert III Silhouette Map
Wagner VI Silhouette Map

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

Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

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

Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

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

Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix
 

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