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Wagner VII vs. Wagner VIII

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  Wagner VII Wagner VIII
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1941) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Equal-area Compromise
Other Names
  • Hammer-Wagner
Remarks My personal favourite among the equal-area projections! :-)
recommended comparisons Wagner VIII
Wagner-Denoyer I
Wagner VII
Wagner IX
Wagner-Böhm I
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
To illustrate Wagner’s gradual transformation of his projections.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner VII
Wagner VII Projection
Wagner VIII
Wagner VIII Projection

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner VII Silhouette Map
Wagner VIII Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner VII
Wagner VII Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VIII
Wagner VIII Tissot Indicatrix
 

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