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Strebe 1995 vs. Strebe Asymmetric 2011

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  Strebe 1995 Strebe Asymmetric 2011
Creator Daniel »daan« Strebe (1995) Daniel »daan« Strebe (2011)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
Remarks It’s something that’s not supposed to look too horribly unfamiliar, it’s not supposed to be sliced up with interruptions, and most importantly the major technique I used was to push the distortion the distortion into the Pacific as much as possible and preserve the shapes of the land areas, while also keeping the map equal area.
(cited from an interview at

Here on there’s an article about Strebe 1995 and 2011.
Modification of Strebe 1995 in order to substantially improve Australia and New Zealand.

Originally presented in the forum.

Here on there’s an article about Strebe 1995 and 2011.
recommended comparisons Strebe Asymmetric 2011 Strebe 1995
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
Strebe Asymmetric 2011 is a modification of Strebe 1995.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Strebe 1995
Strebe 1995
Strebe Asymmetric 2011
Strebe Asymmetric 2011

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Strebe 1995 Silhouette Map
Strebe Asymmetric 2011 Silhouette Map

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Strebe 1995
Strebe 1995 Tissot Indicatrix
Strebe Asymmetric 2011
Strebe Asymmetric 2011 Tissot Indicatrix

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