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Winkel Tripel vs. Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)

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  Winkel Tripel Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)
Creator Oswald Winkel (1921) Peter Denner (2023)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Winkel Tripel φ0 = 50°28´
  • NGS Winkel
  • Winkel Tripel rounded corners
Remarks Arithmetic mean of the equirectangular (with φ0 ≈ 50°28´) and Aitoff projections for the x values, and using the Aitoff projection (without averaging) for the y values. Originally presented in a thread in the mapthematics forum.
Also see the blogpost The Winkel-Denner Projections.
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1. Comparison: Physical Map

Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)

2. Comparison: Political Map

Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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Grey areas: Superimposition of projections
Winkel Tripel Silhouette Map
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°) Silhouette Map

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel Tissot Indicatrix
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°)
Winkel-Denner III (50.46°) Tissot Indicatrix

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