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Wagner VI vs. Eckert III

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  Wagner VI Eckert III
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1932) Max Eckert-Greifendorff (1906)
Group Pseudocylindric Pseudocylindric
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Putniņš P1'
Remarks Equidistant along the central meridian and the equator.
recommended comparisons Eckert III
Kavraiskiy VII
Wagner V
Wagner VI
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
While very much alike at first glance, in direct comparision the differences become quite obvious.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner VI
Wagner VI
Eckert III
Eckert III

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner VI
Wagner VI
Eckert III
Eckert III

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Wagner VI Silhouette Map
Eckert III Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner VI
Wagner VI Tissot Indicatrix
Eckert III
Eckert III Tissot Indicatrix

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