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Equirectangular (60°)


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  Equirectangular (60°)
Creator Marinus of Tyre (about AD 100)
Group Cylindric
Property Equidistant
Other Names
Remarks Here: Standard parallels at 60° North/South in order to get a map that is exactly square.

I added this specific configuration in March 2020. I’ve never seen it before, but it’s not unlikely that someone somewhere did use it before.

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