My Projection Collection:
Baker Dinomic vs. Mercator
|Creator||J. G. P. Baker (1986)||Gerardus Mercator (1569)|
|Remarks||Identical with Mercator projection from the equator up to 45° North/South.||Cut off at 84° North and South|
|recommended comparisons||Mercator||Baker Dinomic
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Baker Dinomic is identical to Mercator between 45° North and 45° South. This is quite obvious in the scaled to same width comparisons.
1. Comparison: Physical Map
2. Comparison: Political Map
3. Comparison: Silhouette Map
4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°