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van Leeuwen Great Circle vs. van Leeuwen Small Circle

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  van Leeuwen Great Circle van Leeuwen Small Circle
Creator Diederik van Leeuwen, Daniel »daan« Strebe (2006) Diederik van Leeuwen, Daniel »daan« Strebe (2006)
Group Polyhedral Polyhedral
Property Equal-area Equal-area
Other Names
  • Vertex-oriented Great Circle Projection
  • Parallel Small Circle Projection
Remarks The projection is shown twice here, in the north polar and the south polar aspects. I just didn’t want to waste too much space… ;-) The projection is shown twice here, in the north polar and the south polar aspects. I just didn’t want to waste too much space… ;-)
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