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Apian II vs. Robinson

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  Apian II Robinson
Creator Peter Apian (1524) Arthur H. Robinson (1963)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Apianus II
  • Apian 2 Globular
Remarks Not based upon mathematical formulas but tabular coordinates providing positions of the parallels in order to produce a »right-looking« map.
recommended comparisons Equal Earth
Natural Earth II
Natural Earth
Wagner V

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Apian II
Apian II

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Apian II Silhouette Map
Robinson Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Apian II
Apian II Tissot Indicatrix
Robinson Tissot Indicatrix

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