My Projection Collection:
Kavraiskiy I vs. Mercator
|Creator||Vladimir V. Kavraiskiy (1933)||Gerardus Mercator (1569)|
|Remarks||Identical to Mercator between 70° North and South and therefore conformal in this area. Beyond this an equirectangular with parallels at uniform intervals equal to the spacing at 70°.||Cut off at 84° North and South|
|recommended comparisons||Mercator||Baker Dinomic
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Between 70° North and South, Kavraisky I is identical to Mercator.
1. Comparison: Physical Map
2. Comparison: Silhouette Map
3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°