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Fri Dec 02, 2022 13 Projections for 2022 (Part 12)

A collection of my own experiments
(see Intro for further explanations)

December: Wagner BCW-A II

Wagner BCW-A II
Original Creator Karlheinz Wagner (1941)
Group Lenticular
Property Compromise
Remarks Wagner VII variant, configuration 65-85-60-35-185 (using the Böhm notation).
My variation 2021

Almost four years ago, I introduced the first projection I labelled “Wagner BCW-A”; two years ago, I added the one that later was called “Wagner BCW-A III”; and in March 2021 the projection you see above, Wagner BCW-A II.

None of them has a special property or performs exceptionally well in terms of distortion minimization, they are just examples of what I deem to be visually pleasing lenticular compromise projections. And currently, the BCW-A II is my favourite of the trio (but this has changed before and might change again).

So, we’re done with the 2022 calendar.
I had a bit trouble to find a interesting leitmotif for 2023, and admittedly, I may have failed on the “interesting” part… well, wait and see.

My 2022 Map Projection Calendar

To read another part of my 2022 map projection calendar series, select the desired month.


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