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comment Which world map projection allows comparing countries by shape and size?
@whuber I am asking about a currently existing projection - one you can buy in the shop (e.g. like the mentioned Dymaxion), not about how much fun would there be in cutting and pasting ;)
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comment Which world map projection allows comparing countries by shape and size?
@whuber yes you are right, but if you cut the map too much you won't be able to compare much :). I think I outlined pretty precisely what I want to achieve.
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comment Which world map projection allows comparing countries by shape and size?
Interrupted projections are ok as I only want to compare countries visually. The question that remains is which one gives the most uniform distortions. I think that in terms of mathematics we should be looking for a projection that maps a sphere onto a solid figure with the lowest standard deviation of an error.
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asked Which world map projection allows comparing countries by shape and size?