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Behrmann vs. Hufnagel 12

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  Behrmann Hufnagel 12
Creator Walter Behrmann (1910) Herbert Hufnagel (1989)
Group Cylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Hufnagel 12 Behrmann
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Hufnagel 12 is a variation of Behrmann which reduces distortions.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Behrmann
Behrmann
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Behrmann Silhouette Map
Hufnagel 12 Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Behrmann
Behrmann Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 12
Hufnagel 12 Tissot Indicatrix
 

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