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Eckert III vs. Wagner VI

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  Eckert III Wagner VI
Creator Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906) Karlheinz Wagner (1932)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P1'
Remarks Equidistant along the central meridian and the equator.
recommended comparisons Wagner VI Eckert III
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner V
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
While very much alike at first glance, in direct comparision the differences become quite obvious.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Eckert III
Eckert III
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

2. Comparison: Political Map

Eckert III
Eckert III
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert III Silhouette Map
Wagner VI Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

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