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Hufnagel 4 vs. Tobler Hyperelliptical

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  Hufnagel 4 Tobler Hyperelliptical
Creator Herbert Hufnagel (1989) Waldo R. Tobler (1973)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
recommended comparisons Tobler Hyperelliptical Hufnagel 2
Hufnagel 3
Hufnagel 4
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. I recommend to compare usign Flat Ocean Mode

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Hufnagel 4
Hufnagel 4
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Hufnagel 4 Silhouette Map
Tobler Hyperelliptical Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Hufnagel 4
Hufnagel 4 Tissot Indicatrix
Tobler Hyperelliptical
Tobler Hyperelliptical Tissot Indicatrix

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