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Canters W14 vs. Wagner-Böhm I

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  Canters W14 Wagner-Böhm I
Creator Frank Canters (1989) Rolf Böhm (2006)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Canters projection
  • Canters Polyconic 1989 f9
  • Low-error polyconic projection with twofold symmetry, equally spaced parallels and a correct ratio of the axes
  • Wagner VIII, Böhm-Variant 1
Remarks Please regard Naming Canters’ Projections. Modification of Wagner VIII.
Inspired by Canters W14.

Wagner-Böhm I is no commonly used term yet, but is hereby proposed by me.

More information on Dr. Böhm’s own Site (german).
recommended comparisons Ginzburg V
Wagner-Böhm I
Canters W14
Wagner VIII
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Böhm’s modification of Wagner VIII deliberately approximates Canters W14.

1. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to fit

Canters W14
Canters W14
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to fit

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Canters W14 Silhouette Map
Wagner-Böhm I Silhouette Map

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I Tissot Indicatrix

4. Comparison: Physical Map – scaled to same width

Canters W14
Canters W14
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I

5. Comparison: Silhouette Map – scaled to same width

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Canters W14 Silhouette Map
Wagner-Böhm I Silhouette Map

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I Tissot Indicatrix

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

Canters W14
Canters W14 Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner-Böhm I
Wagner-Böhm I Tissot Indicatrix
 

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