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Eckert V vs. Wagner III

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  Eckert V Wagner III
Creator Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906) Karlheinz Wagner (1932)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
Remarks Equidistant on parallels and meridians.
True scale along the central meridian and a selected parallel (at the equator in the image).
recommended comparisons Hölzel
Putnins P′5
Wagner III
Eckert V
Putnins P′5
Wagner II
Wagner III 40°
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 V
Eckert V
Wagner III
Wagner III

2. Comparison: Political Map

Eckert V
Eckert V
Wagner III
Wagner III

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Eckert V
Eckert V Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner III
Wagner III Tissot Indicatrix

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