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Name Creator Year Group Property Alternativ-Namen Show Select
A4 Projection Jenny, Bernhard 2008 Lenticular Compromise Show
Adams Hemispheres Adams, Oscar Sherman 1925 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Adams World I Adams, Oscar Sherman 1925 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Adams World II Adams, Oscar Sherman 1925 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Airy (Hem.) Airy, George Biddell 1861 Azimuthal Compromise Show
Aitoff Aitoff, David 1889 Lenticular Compromise Show
Albers Albers, Heinrich C. 1805 Conic Equal-area Albers equal-area conic projection Show
American Polyconic Hassler, Ferdinand Rudolph 1820 Lenticular Compromise Show
Apian II Apian, Peter 1524 Pseudocylindric Compromise Apianus II
Apian 2 Globular
Show
Arden-Close Cylindrical Arden-Close, Charles F. 1947 Cylindric Compromise Show
Atlantis (rotated) Bartholomew, John 1948 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
August Epicycloidal August, F. W. O.; Bellermann, G. 1874 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Azimuthal equal-area (equat.) Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Azimuthal Equal-area Lambert azimuthal equal-area Show
Azimuthal equal-area (polar) Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Azimuthal Equal-area Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection Show
Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.) Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Azimuthal Equal-area Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection Show
Azimuthal Equidistant (equat.) al-Bīrūnī, Abū Rayḥān 1000 Azimuthal Equidistant Show
Azimuthal Equidistant (polar) al-Bīrūnī, Abū Rayḥān 1000 Azimuthal Equidistant Show
Azimuthal Equidistant (Hem.) al-Bīrūnī, Abū Rayḥān 1000 Azimuthal Equidistant Show
Bacon Bacon, Roger 1265 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Baker Dinomic Baker, J. G. P. 1986 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Baker Dinomic (u.) Baker, J. G. P. 1986 Interrupted Compromise Show
Behrmann Behrmann, Walter 1910 Cylindric Equal-area Show
Boggs eumorphic Boggs, Samuel Whittemore 1929 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Boggs eumorphic (i.) Boggs, Samuel Whittemore 1929 Interrupted Equal-area Show
Bonne Unknown 1500 Conic Equal-area Show
Braun Perspective Braun, Carl 1867 Cylindric Compromise Braun Perspective Cylindrical Show
Braun Stereographic Braun, Carl 1867 Cylindric Compromise Show
Breusing Harmonic Young, A. E. 1920 Azimuthal Compromise Breusing Harmonic Mean Show
Briesemeister Briesemeister, William A. 1953 Lenticular Equal-area Show
BSAM Cylindrical Kamenetskiy, V.A. 1937 Cylindric Compromise Bol’shoy sovetskiy atlas mira
Kamenetskiy 2
Show
Canters W12 Canters, Frank 1989 Lenticular Compromise Canters Polyconic 1989 f7
Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry
Show
Canters W13 Canters, Frank 1989 Lenticular Compromise Canters Polyconic 1989 f8
Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry and equally spaced parallels
Show
Canters W14 Canters, Frank 1989 Lenticular Compromise Canters projection
Canters Polyconic 1989 f9
Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry, equally spaced parallels and a correct ratio of the axes
Show
Canters W15 Canters, Frank 2002 Pseudocylindric Compromise Canters Pseudocylindric 2002 f5.18
Low-error pseudocylindrical projection with twofold symmetry
Show
Canters W16 Canters, Frank 2002 Pseudocylindric Compromise Canters Pseudocylindric 2002 f5.19
Low-error pseudocylindrical projection with twofold symmetry and a pole length half the length of the equator
Show
Canters W17 Canters, Frank 2002 Pseudocylindric Compromise Canters Pseudocylindric 2002 f5.20
Low-error pseudocylindrical projection with twofold symmetry and a correct ratio of the axes
Show
Canters W19 Canters, Frank 2002 Pseudocylindric Compromise Canters Pseudocylindric 2002 f5.23
Low-error pointed polar pseudocylindrical projection with twofold symmetry and a correct ratio of the axes
Show
Cassini (rotated) Cassini de Thury, César-François 1745 Cylindric Equidistant Cassini-Soldner Show
Ciric I Ciric, Strahinja 2010 Lenticular Compromise Show
CM Equidistant Conic Unknown 100 Conic Equidistant Show
Craster’s parabolic Craster, John E. E. 1929 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Putnins P4 Show
Dedistort Gorzkis, Kalinni 2013 Lenticular Compromise Show
Denoyer Semi-Elliptical Denoyer, L. Philip 1920 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Eckert I Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Eckert II Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Eckert III Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Eckert IV Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Eckert V Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Eckert VI Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1906 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Eckert-Greifendorff Eckert-Greifendorff, Max 1935 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Eisenlohr Eisenlohr, Friedrich 1870 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Elliptic Conformal Adams, Oscar S. (?) 1925 Miscellaneous Conformal Conformal World in an Ellipse Show
Entfernungsbezogene Peters, Aribert 1978 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Érdi-Krausz Érdi-Krausz, György 1968 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Fahey Fahey, Lawrence 1975 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Foucaut Foucaut, De Prépetit 1862 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Foucaut Stereographic Equivalent Show
Gall-Bomford Bomford, Guy 1951 Pseudocylindric Compromise Bomford Modified Gall
Oxford Atlas
Show
Gall Isographic Gall, James 1855 Cylindric Equidistant Show
Gall-Peters Gall, James; Peters, Arno 1852 Cylindric Equal-area Gall Orthographic
Peters projection
Show
Gall Stereographic Gall, James 1855 Cylindric Compromise Show
Ginzburg IV Ginzburg, G.A. 1939 Lenticular Compromise TsNIIGAiK Modified Polyconic, 1939-1949 Show
Ginzburg V Ginzburg, G. A. 1950 Lenticular Compromise TsNIIGAiK Modified Polyconic, 1950 Show
Ginzburg VI Ginzburg, G. A. 1950 Lenticular Compromise BSE Modified Polyconic Show
Ginzburg VIII Ginzburg, G. A. 1944 Pseudocylindric Compromise TsNIIGAiK Show
Cropped Ginzburg VIII Jenny, Bernhard 2010 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Ginzburg IX Ginzburg, G. A. 1966 Lenticular Compromise TsNIIGAiK Modified Polyconic, 1966 Show
Goode Goode, J. Paul 1923 Interrupted Equal-area Show
Goode Uninterrupted Goode, J. Paul 1923 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Gott Elliptical Gott III, J. Richard 2006 Lenticular Equal-area Gott Equal-Area Elliptical Show
Gott-Mugnolo Azimuthal (equat.) Gott III, J. Richard; Mugnolo, Charles 2006 Azimuthal Compromise Show
Gott-Mugnolo Azimuthal (Hem.) Gott III, J. Richard; Mugnolo, Charles 2006 Azimuthal Compromise Show
Gringorten Gringorten, Irving I. 1972 Miscellaneous Equal-area Gringorten Quincuncial Equal-area Show
Guyou Guyou, Emile 1887 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Hammer Hammer, H.H. Ernst von 1892 Lenticular Equal-area Hammer-Aitoff Show
Hammer-Cylindrical Gorzkis, Kalinni 2013 Lenticular Compromise Show
Hatano Asymmetric Hatano, Masataka 1972 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hill Eucyclic Hill, Karl O. 1958 Miscellaneous Equal-area Show
Hobo-Dyer Dyer, Mick 2002 Cylindric Equal-area Show
Hölzel Unknown 1950 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Hufnagel 2 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 3 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 4 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 7 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 9 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 10 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 11 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Hufnagel 12 Hufnagel, Herbert 1989 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Kavraisky I Kavrayskiy, Vladimir V. 1933 Cylindric Compromise The projection is often listed using a different transcription of the author’s name, e.g. Kavrayskiy or Kawraiski. Show
Kavraisky V Kavrayskiy, Vladimir V. 1933 Pseudocylindric Equal-area The projection is often listed using a different transcription of the author’s name, e.g. Kavrayskiy or Kawraiski. Show
Kavraisky VII Kavrayskiy, Vladimir V. 1939 Pseudocylindric Compromise The projection is often listed using a different transcription of the author’s name, e.g. Kavrayskiy or Kawraiski. Show
Kharchenko-Shabanova Kharchenko, A. S.; Shabanova, A. I. 1951 Cylindric Compromise Show
Lagrange Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Lagrange (120°) Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Lambert Cylindrical Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Cylindric Equal-area Show
Lambert CC Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Conic Conformal LCC projection Show
Lambert Equal-Area Conic Lambert, Johann Heinrich 1772 Conic Equal-area Show
Larrivée Larrivée, Léo 1988 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Laskowski Tri-Optimal Laskowski, Piotr 1991 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
McBryde P3 McBryde, F. Webster 1977 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
McBryde Q3 McBryde, F. Webster 1977 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
McBryde S2 McBryde, F. Webster 1977 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
McBryde S3 McBryde, F. Webster 1977 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
McBryde S3 (i.) McBryde, F. Webster 1977 Interrupted Equal-area Show
McBryde-Thomas #1 McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area McBryde-Thomas Sine No. 1 Show
McBryde-Thomas #2 McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Modified McBryde-Thomas Sine No. 1 Show
McBryde-Thomas FPP McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area McBryde-Thomas No. 5 Show
McBryde-Thomas FPQ McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area McBryde-Thomas No. 4 Show
McBryde-Thomas FPS McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area McBryde-Thomas No. 3 Show
McBryde-Th. FPQ (i.) McBryde, F. Webster; Thomas, Paul D. 1949 Interrupted Equal-area McBryde-Thomas No. 4 Show
Mercator Mercator, Gerardus 1569 Cylindric Conformal Show
Miller Miller, Osborn Maitland 1942 Cylindric Compromise Miller’s cylindrical projection
Miller 1
Modified Mercator b
Show
Miller, Compact Patterson, Tom; Savric, Bojan; Jenny, Bernhard 2014 Cylindric Compromise Show
Miller Perspective Compromise Miller, Osborn Maitland 1942 Cylindric Compromise Show
Mollweide Mollweide, Karl Brandan 1805 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Babinet projection
Homolographic projection
Show
Mollweide Hemispheres Mollweide, Karl Brandan 1805 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Natural Earth Patterson, Tom 2011 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Natural Earth II Patterson, Tom; Savric, Bojan; Jenny, Bernhard 2015 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Nell Nell, Adam 1890 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Nell-Hammer Hammer, H.H. Ernst von 1900 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Nell-Hammer modified Hammer, H.H.E.v.; Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Nicolosi Globular al-Bīrūnī, Abū Rayḥān 1000 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Ortelius Oval Ortelius, Abraham 1570 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Patterson Patterson, Tom; Savric, Bojan; Jenny, Bernhard 2014 Cylindric Compromise Show
Peirce Quincuncial Peirce, Charles Sanders 1879 Miscellaneous Conformal Show
Philbrick Sinu-Mollweide Philbrick, Allen K. 1953 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Putnins P1 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Putnins P2 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Putnins P3 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Putnins P′3 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Putnins P′4 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Putnins P5 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Putnins P′5 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Putnins P6 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Putnins P′6 Putnins, Reinholds V. 1934 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Quartic Authalic Siemon, Karl 1937 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Adams Orthembadic Show
Raisz Armadillo Raisz, Erwin 1943 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Raisz Armadillo (South) Raisz, Erwin 1943 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Raisz Half-ellipsoidal Raisz, Erwin 1943 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Raisz Half-ellipsoidal (untilted) Raisz, Erwin 1943 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Equirectangular (0°) Marinus of Tyre 100 Cylindric Equidistant Plate carrée
Equidistant cylindrical projection
Show
Equirectangular (35.6°) Marinus of Tyre 100 Cylindric Equidistant Show
Robinson Robinson, Arthur H. 1963 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Schjerning I Schjerning, Wilhelm 1882 Conic Compromise Show
Sinusoidal Unknown 1570 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Mercator-Sanson
Sanson–Flamsteed
Mercator Equal-Area
Show
Sinusoidal (i.) Unknown 1570 Interrupted Equal-area Mercator-Sanson
Sanson–Flamsteed
Mercator Equal-Area
Show
Synder Flat-Pole Snyder, John P. 1985 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Synder Pointed-Pole Snyder, John P. 1985 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Snyder Minimum Error Show
Stab-Werner Stabius, Johannes 1500 Conic Equal-area Werner projection Show
Stereographic (Hem.) Unknown -200 Azimuthal Conformal Show
Strebe 1995 Strebe, Daniel »daan« 1995 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Strebe Asymmetric 2011 Strebe, Daniel »daan« 2011 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Strebe-Snyder Flat-Pole Strebe, Daniel »daan« 1991 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Strebe-Snyder Pointed-Pole Strebe, Daniel »daan« 1991 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Times Muir, John 1965 Pseudocylindric Compromise Sometimes referred to as The Times. Show
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tobler, Waldo R. 1973 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Show
Tobler Cylindrical 1 Tobler, Waldo 1993 Cylindric Compromise Show
Tobler Cylindrical 2 Tobler, Waldo 1993 Cylindric Compromise Show
Urmayev II Cylindrical Urmayev, N.A. 1947 Cylindric Compromise Show
Urmayev III Cylindrical Urmayev, N.A. 1947 Cylindric Compromise Show
V.d. Grinten (trunc.) Grinten, Alphons J. van der 1904 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
V.d. Grinten (compl.) Grinten, Alphons J. van der 1904 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Wagner I Wagner, Karlheinz 1932 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Kavraisky VI
Siemon II
Werenskiold II
Show
Wagner II Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Wagner III Wagner, Karlheinz 1932 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Wagner III 40° Wagner, Karlheinz 1932 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Wagner IV Wagner, Karlheinz 1932 Pseudocylindric Equal-area Putniņš P2'
Werenskiold III
Show
Wagner V Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Wagner VI Wagner, Karlheinz 1932 Pseudocylindric Compromise Putniņš P1' Show
Wagner VII Wagner, Karlheinz 1941 Lenticular Equal-area Hammer-Wagner Show
Wagner VII.b Wagner, Karlheinz 1941 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Wagner VII.c Wagner, Karlheinz 1941 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Wagner VII.d Wagner, Karlheinz 1941 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Wagner VIII Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Lenticular Compromise Show
Wagner IX Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Lenticular Compromise Aitoff-Wagner Show
Wagner IX.i Wagner, Karlheinz 1949 Lenticular Compromise Wagner Y5 (Dr. Böhm) Show
Wagner-Böhm I Böhm, Rolf 2006 Lenticular Compromise Wagner VIII, Böhm-Variant 1 Show
Wagner-Böhm II Böhm, Rolf 2006 Lenticular Equal-area Wagner VIII, Böhm-Variant 2 Show
Wagner-Böhm III Böhm, Rolf 2006 Lenticular Compromise Wagner VIII, Böhm-Variant 3 »Batwing« Show
Wagner-Böhm IV Böhm, Rolf 2006 Lenticular Equal-area Wagner VIII, Böhm-Variant 4 Show
Wagner VII Canters Opt. Canters, Frank 2002 Lenticular Equal-area Show
Wagner VIII Canters Opt. Canters, Frank 2002 Lenticular Compromise Show
Wagner IX Canters Opt. Canters, Frank 2002 Lenticular Compromise Show
[Wagner-Denoyer I] Jung, Tobias 2016 Lenticular Compromise Show
[Wagner-Denoyer II] Jung, Tobias 2016 Miscellaneous Compromise Show
Winkel I Winkel, Oswald 1921 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Winkel II Winkel, Oswald 1921 Pseudocylindric Compromise Show
Winkel Tripel Winkel, Oswald 1921 Lenticular Compromise Show
Winkel Tripel Bartholomew Winkel, Oswald 1921 Lenticular Compromise Winkel Tripel Times Atlas Show
Winkel Tripel BOPC Winkel, Oswald 1921 Lenticular Compromise Show

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