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Equal Earth vs. Robinson

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  Equal Earth Robinson
Creator Bojan Savric, Tom Patterson, Bernhard Jenny (2018) Arthur H. Robinson (1963)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Compromise
Other Names
Remarks An equal-area projection that was designed to resemble the overall shape of the graticule of the popular (non-equal-area) Robinson projection.
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Not based upon mathematical formulas but tabular coordinates providing positions of the meridians and parallels in order to produce a »right-looking« map.
recommended comparisons Eckert IV
Wagner IV
Equal Earth
Natural Earth II
Natural Earth
Wagner V
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

Equal Earth
Equal Earth

2. Comparison: Political Map

Equal Earth
Equal Earth

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Equal Earth Silhouette Map
Robinson Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Equal Earth
Equal Earth Tissot Indicatrix
Robinson Tissot Indicatrix

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