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Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.) vs. Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)

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  Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.) Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Creator Johann Heinrich Lambert (1772) Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī (1000 approx.)
Group Azimuthal Azimuthal
Property Equal-area Equidistant
Other Names
  • Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection
Remarks
recommended comparisons Breusing Harmonic Breusing Harmonic
Gott-Mugnolo Azimuthal (Hem.)
Nicolosi Globular

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.)
Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.)
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.) Silhouette Map
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres) Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.)
Azimuthal equal-area (Hem.) Tissot Indicatrix
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres) Tissot Indicatrix
 

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