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Dymaxion Map

 

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  Dymaxion Map
Creator Buckminster Fuller (1943)
Group Polyhedral
Property Compromise
Other Names
  • Fuller Projection
  • Airocean World Map
Remarks A compromise projection onto the surface of an icosahedron, which results in comparatively low angular and areal distortions.

The poor quality of the graticule lines are a consequence of the way the image was rendered, of course it’s no characteristic shortcoming of the Dymaxion map itself.

See Four conformal polyhedric projections and more.

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