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

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  Winkel-Denner IV (50.46°) Winkel Tripel
Creator Peter Denner (2023) Oswald Winkel (1921)
Group Lenticular Lenticular
Property Compromise Compromise
Other Names
  • Winkel Tripel rounded corners lower areal distortion
  • Winkel Tripel φ0 = 50°28´
  • NGS Winkel
Remarks Arithmetic mean of the equirectangular (with φ0 ≈ 50°28´) and Aitoff projections for the x values, and of the Aitoff and (scaled up) Hammer projections 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-Denner IV (50.46°)
Winkel-Denner IV (50.46°)
Winkel Tripel
Winkel Tripel

2. Comparison: Political Map

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

3. Comparison: Silhouette Map

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

4. Comparison: Tissot Indicatrix, 30°

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

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