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Kharchenko-Shabanova vs. Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical

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  Kharchenko-Shabanova Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Creator A. S. Kharchenko, A. I. Shabanova (1951) Waldo Tobler (1993)
Group Cylindric Cylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
Remarks Created by Kharchenko, revised by Shabanova in 1952.
recommended comparisons Tobler Cylindrical 2 Kharchenko-Shabanova
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.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Projection
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Kharchenko-Shabanova Silhouette Map
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Silhouette Map

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

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Projection
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Kharchenko-Shabanova Silhouette Map
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Silhouette Map

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

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

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

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix

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

Kharchenko-Shabanova
Kharchenko-Shabanova Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical
Tobler’s variant 2 of Miller Cylindrical Tissot Indicatrix
 

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