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Kavraisky V vs. Mollweide

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  Kavraisky V Mollweide
Creator Vladimir V. Kavrayskiy (1933) Karl Brandan Mollweide (1805)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
  • The projection is often listed using a different transcription of the author’s name, e.g. Kavrayskiy or Kawraiski.
  • Babinet projection
  • Homolographic projection
Remarks
recommended comparisons
Mollweide
Kavraisky V
Natural Earth II
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Differences are quite obvious near the poles. Nonetheless, I thought that these two might be interesting to compare.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Projection
Mollweide
Mollweide Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Kavraisky V Silhouette Map
Mollweide Silhouette Map

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

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Tissot Indicatrix
Mollweide
Mollweide Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Projection
Mollweide
Mollweide Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Kavraisky V Silhouette Map
Mollweide Silhouette Map

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

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Tissot Indicatrix
Mollweide
Mollweide Tissot Indicatrix

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

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Tissot Indicatrix
Mollweide
Mollweide Tissot Indicatrix

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

Kavraisky V
Kavraisky V Tissot Indicatrix
Mollweide
Mollweide Tissot Indicatrix
 

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