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Wagner IX vs. Wagner IX.i

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  Wagner IX Wagner IX.i
Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1949) Karlheinz Wagner (1949)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Aitoff-Wagner
Remarks Horizontally compressed to 88% of the original width. Wagner himself proposed this modification in order to approximate to the shape of the Winkel Tripel projection.

The label IX.i is used only on this website. Previously it was listed as Wagner Y5, see Naming Wagner IX.i.
recommended comparisons Wagner VIII
Wagner IX.i

Winkel Tripel BOPC
Winkel Tripel
Wagner IX
This pairing is among the list of recommended pairings – but why?
To show the effect of Wagner’s own proposal to compress the projection to 88% of its original width.

1. Comparison: Physical Map

Wagner IX
Wagner IX
Wagner IX.i
Wagner IX.i

2. Comparison: Political Map

Wagner IX
Wagner IX
Wagner IX.i
Wagner IX.i

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Wagner IX Silhouette Map
Wagner IX.i Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Wagner IX
Wagner IX Tissot Indicatrix
Wagner IX.i
Wagner IX.i Tissot Indicatrix

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