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Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres) vs. Stereographic (Hem.)

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  Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres) Stereographic (Hem.)
Creator Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī (1000 approx.) Unknown (about 200 BC)
Group Azimuthal Azimuthal
Property Equidistant Conformal
Other Names
Remarks The creator is unknown, but the projection was known to Hipparchus of Nicaea and Claudius Ptolemy.
recommended comparisons Breusing Harmonic
Gott-Mugnolo Azimuthal (Hem.)
Nicolosi Globular

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Stereographic (Hem.)
Stereographic (Hem.)

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres)
Azimuthal Equidistant Projection (Hemispheres) Tissot Indicatrix
Stereographic (Hem.)
Stereographic (Hem.) Tissot Indicatrix
 

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