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Wagner II vs. Wagner II Lenticular

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  Wagner II Wagner II Lenticular
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1949) Karlheinz Wagner, Tobias Jung (2020/1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
Remarks Area distortion 20% max. up to 60° latitude. Variant of Wagner II, with curved parallels.
See Blogpost.
recommended comparisons Wagner I
Wagner II Lenticular
Wagner III
Wagner II
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
To compare the original with the lenticular variant.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner II
Wagner II
Wagner II Lenticular
Wagner II Lenticular

2. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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

3. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner II
Wagner II Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner II Lenticular
Wagner II Lenticular Tissot Indicatrix

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