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Kavraiskiy VII vs. Wagner VI

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  Kavraiskiy VII Wagner VI
Creator Vladimir V. Kavraiskiy (1939) Karlheinz Wagner (1932)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • The projection is often listed using a different transcription of the author’s name, e.g. Kavraysky or Kawraiski.
  • Putniņš P1'
Remarks Equidistant along the central meridian and the equator.
recommended comparisons Baranyi I
Wagner VI
Eckert III
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner V
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
The projections are more or less identical, except for having a different aspect ratio.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Kavraiskiy VII
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

2. Comparison: Political Map

Kavraiskiy VII
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Kavraiskiy VII Silhouette Map
Wagner VI Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Kavraiskiy VII
Kavraiskiy VII Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

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