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Wagner IV vs. Wagner V

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  Wagner IV Wagner V
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1932) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Equal-area Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P2'
  • Werenskiold III
recommended comparisons Eckert IV
Equal Earth
Wagner V
Wagner-Denoyer II
Wagner IV
Wagner VI
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 IV
Wagner IV
Wagner V
Wagner V

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner IV
Wagner IV
Wagner V
Wagner V

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner IV Silhouette Map
Wagner V Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner IV
Wagner IV Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix

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