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Hufnagel 2 vs. Tobler Hyperelliptical

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  Hufnagel 2 Tobler Hyperelliptical
Creator Herbert Hufnagel (1989) Waldo R. Tobler (1973)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Hufnagel 3
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 3
Hufnagel 4
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. I recommend to compare usign Flat Ocean Mode
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Projection
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Hufnagel 2 Silhouette Map
Tobler Hyperelliptical Silhouette Map

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

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Projection
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Hufnagel 2 Silhouette Map
Tobler Hyperelliptical Silhouette Map

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

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tissot Indicatrix

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

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tissot Indicatrix

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

Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 2 Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tissot Indicatrix
 

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