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Wagner I vs. Wagner II

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  Wagner I Wagner II
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1932) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Compromise
Other Names
  • Kavraisky VI
  • Siemon II
  • Werenskiold II
Remarks Area distortion 20% max. up to 60° latitude.
recommended comparisons Eckert VI
Putnins P′4
Wagner II
Wagner I
Wagner II Lenticular
Wagner III
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
To illustrate Wagner’s gradual transformation of his projections.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner I
Wagner I
Wagner II
Wagner II

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner I
Wagner I
Wagner II
Wagner II

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner I Silhouette Map
Wagner II Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner I
Wagner I Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner II
Wagner II Tissot Indicatrix

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