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Wagner V vs. Wagner VI

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  Wagner V Wagner VI
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1949) Karlheinz Wagner (1932)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P1'
Remarks Equidistant along the central meridian and the equator.
recommended comparisons Robinson
Wagner IV
Wagner VI
Eckert III
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner V
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 V
Wagner V
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner V
Wagner V
Wagner VI
Wagner VI

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner V
Wagner V Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix

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