Eckert IV vs. Equal Earth
|Eckert IV||Equal Earth|
|Creator||Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906)||Bojan Savric, Tom Patterson, Bernhard Jenny (2018)|
|Remarks||—||An equal-area projection that was designed to resemble the overall shape of the graticule of the popular (non-equal-area) Robinson projection.
See the publication at researchgate.net.
|recommended comparisons||Equal Earth
Natural Earth II
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
2. Comparison: Silhouette Map
3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°