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Canters W07 vs. Frančula XIV

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  Canters W07 Frančula XIV
Creator Frank Canters (2002) Nedjeljko Frančula (1971)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
  • Optimised version of Hammer-Wagner
  • Wagner VII, Canters Optimization
Remarks Low Error Optimization of Wagner VII.
Please regard Naming Canters’ Projections.
A Wanger VII variant, derived by Umbeziffern from the equatorial azimuthal equal-area projection, minimized distortion by application of the Airy-Kavrayskiy criterion.
For more information, refer to my blogpost The Frančula Projections or Frančula’s original paper Die vorteilhaftesten Abbildungen in der Atlaskartographie (German).
recommended comparisons Wagner VII

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Canters W07
Canters W07
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W07 Silhouette Map
Frančula XIV Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to fit

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W07
Canters W07
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W07 Silhouette Map
Frančula XIV Silhouette Map

6. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30° – scaled to same width

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV Tissot Indicatrix

7. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to fit

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV Tissot Indicatrix

8. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 15° – scaled to same width

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula XIV
Frančula XIV Tissot Indicatrix
 

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