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Eckert VI vs. Putnins P′4

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  Eckert VI Putnins P′4
Creator Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906) Reinholds V. Putnins (1934)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Putnins P′4
Putnins P′6
Wagner I
Eckert VI
Putnins P′6
Wagner I
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.
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 VI
Eckert VI Projection
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert VI Silhouette Map
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Silhouette Map

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

Eckert VI
Eckert VI Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Eckert VI
Eckert VI Projection
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert VI Silhouette Map
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Silhouette Map

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

Eckert VI
Eckert VI Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

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

Eckert VI
Eckert VI Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

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

Eckert VI
Eckert VI Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
 

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