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Canters W07 vs. Frančula V

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  Canters W07 Frančula V
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 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

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Canters W07
Canters W07
Frančula V
Frančula V

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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

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

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula V
Frančula V Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W07
Canters W07
Frančula V
Frančula V

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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

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

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula V
Frančula V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula V
Frančula V Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W07
Canters W07 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula V
Frančula V Tissot Indicatrix
 

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