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Putnins P′4 vs. Putnins P′6

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  Putnins P′4 Putnins P′6
Creator Reinholds V. Putnins (1934) Reinholds V. Putnins (1934)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Eckert VI
Putnins P′6
Wagner I
Eckert VI
Putnins P′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.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Projection
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Silhouette Map
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Silhouette Map

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

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Projection
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Silhouette Map
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Silhouette Map

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

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

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

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Tissot Indicatrix

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

Putnins P′4
Putnins P′<sub>4</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
Putnins P′6
Putnins P′<sub>6</sub> Tissot Indicatrix
 

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