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McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic vs. McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal

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  McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
Creator F. Webster McBryde, Paul D. Thomas (1949) F. Webster McBryde, Paul D. Thomas (1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
  • McBryde-Thomas No. 5
  • McBryde-Thomas No. 3
Remarks Often shown interrupted. Often shown interrupted.
recommended comparisons McBryde-Thomas FPS McBryde-Thomas FPP
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

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Projection
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Silhouette Map
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Silhouette Map

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

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Tissot Indicatrix
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Projection
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Silhouette Map
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Silhouette Map

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

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Tissot Indicatrix
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Tissot Indicatrix

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

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Tissot Indicatrix
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Tissot Indicatrix

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

McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Parabolic Tissot Indicatrix
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal
McBryde-Thomas Flat-Polar Sinusoidal Tissot Indicatrix
 

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