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Wagner IV vs. Wagner V

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  Wagner IV Wagner V
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1932) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P2'
  • Werenskiold III
Remarks
recommended comparisons Eckert IV
Wagner V
Wagner-Denoyer II
Robinson
Wagner IV
Wagner VI
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
To illustrate Wagner’s gradual transformation of his projections.
Remark: On these two projections, »scaled to fit« and »scaled to same width« will be quite identical!

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Projection
Wagner V
Wagner V Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner IV Silhouette Map
Wagner V Silhouette Map

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

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Projection
Wagner V
Wagner V Projection

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner IV Silhouette Map
Wagner V Silhouette Map

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

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix
 

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