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Ciric I vs. Winkel Tripel

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  Ciric I Winkel Tripel
Creator Strahinja Ciric (2010) Oswald Winkel (1921)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Winkel Tripel φ0 = 50°28´
  • NGS Winkel
Remarks The Ciric I projection is based on the Winkel-Tripel and optimized for 54 degrees of acceptable angular distortion and 150% acceptable areal distortion, with parallel bending increasing linearly with latitude, and with equally-distributed meridians.
(Quoted from the Flex Projector Gallery)
recommended comparisons A4 Projection
Winkel Tripel
Ciric I
Natural Earth II
Wagner IX.i
Winkel Tripel Bartholomew
Winkel Tripel BOPC
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Ciric I is based on the Winkel-Tripel.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Ciric I
Ciric I
Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel

2. Comparison: Political Map

Ciric I
Ciric I
Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Ciric I Silhouette Map
Winkel Tripel Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Ciric I
Ciric I Tissot Indicatrix
Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel Tissot Indicatrix

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