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Robinson vs. Wagner V

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  Robinson Wagner V
Creator Arthur H. Robinson (1963) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
Remarks 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 Equal Earth
Natural Earth II
Natural Earth
Wagner V
Wagner IV
Wagner VI
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. Moreover, this is the pairing that started it all – see What’s this all about?

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner V
Wagner V

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner V
Wagner V

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Robinson Silhouette Map
Wagner V Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Robinson Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix

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