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Eckert IV vs. Hufnagel 9

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  Eckert IV Hufnagel 9
Creator Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906) Herbert Hufnagel (1989)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks
recommended comparisons Equal Earth
Hufnagel 10
Hufnagel 9
Natural Earth II
Nell-Hammer modified
Wagner IV
Eckert IV
Hufnagel 10
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
These two projections nearly identical, so you might spot the differences in direct comparision only.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Eckert IV
Eckert IV
Hufnagel 9
Hufnagel 9

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Eckert IV Silhouette Map
Hufnagel 9 Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Eckert IV
Eckert IV Tissot Indicatrix
Hufnagel 9
Hufnagel 9 Tissot Indicatrix
 

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