Equal Earth vs. Robinson
|Creator||Bojan Savric, Tom Patterson, Bernhard Jenny (2018)||Arthur H. Robinson (1963)|
|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.
|Not based upon mathematical formulas but tabular coordinates providing positions of the parallels in order to produce a »right-looking« map.|
|recommended comparisons||Eckert IV
Natural Earth II
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
The Equal Earth projection was designed to visually resemble the Robinson while maintaining Equivalence.
1. Comparison: Physical Map
2. Comparison: Silhouette Map
3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°