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Creator Irving I. Gringorten (1972)
Group Miscellaneous
Property Equal-area
Other Names
  • Gringorten Quincuncial Equal-area
Remarks Gringorten wanted to create a square map in order to efficiently use space (e.g. in printed articles). Moreover it should be equal-area and without massive distortions or interruptions of the continents.

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