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I like the look of the Van der Grinten IV projection with it's two hemispheres and would like to use if for a map of the world.

I could only find information on how to use the Van der Grinten I projection. Can I transform my data to the VDG-IV projection and use that for my project?

If the Van der Grinten IV projection is impossible are there then other types of similar globular projections available?

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What GIS Software are you using? –  Mapperz Aug 22 '13 at 19:39
    
I'm using Quantum GIS –  Regicollis Aug 23 '13 at 0:56
    
But I'm open to importing my QGIS work into another programme if that is necessary. –  Regicollis Aug 23 '13 at 9:58
    
The PROJ.4 library which is used by QGIS supports: vandg4: van der Grinten IV –  Hermann Aug 25 '13 at 6:05
    
Have a look at this blog post: anitagraser.com/2012/03/18/… –  Hermann Aug 25 '13 at 6:11
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