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Canters W09 vs. Frančula IV

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  Canters W09 Frančula IV
Creator Frank Canters (2002) Nedjeljko Frančula (1971)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Wagner IX, Canters Optimization
  • Optimised version of Aitoff-Wagner
Remarks Low Error Optimization of Wagner IX.
Please regard Naming Canters’ Projections.
A Wanger IX variant, derived by Umbeziffern from the equatorial azimuthal equidistant 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 Wagner IX

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Canters W09
Canters W09
Frančula IV
Frančula IV

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W09 Silhouette Map
Frančula IV Silhouette Map

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

Canters W09
Canters W09 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula IV
Frančula IV Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W09
Canters W09
Frančula IV
Frančula IV

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Canters W09 Silhouette Map
Frančula IV Silhouette Map

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

Canters W09
Canters W09 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula IV
Frančula IV Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W09
Canters W09 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula IV
Frančula IV Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W09
Canters W09 Tissot Indicatrix
Frančula IV
Frančula IV Tissot Indicatrix
 

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