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What projection appeared in the NYTimes this morning?

Perhaps not as GIS related as some, but definitely about maps. Can anyone identify the map projection that appeared in the New York Times this morning? It's not one I've seen before, and a quick scan ...
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What projections should I use to make my own Globe?

Searching for an answer to this question, I found instructions posted by Gulf of Maine Research Institute showing how to create a globe. Using manual methods ... What approach would I take to ...
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Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS?

Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS? Both QGIS and GRASS seem to have trouble with the interruptions, squashing the higher latitudes together. I tried +proj=goode +ellps=...
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Projecting a world map on 6 segments to print on ball

Working with QGis and data from Natural Earth I would like to prepare a world map (1:50 000) for a globe that can be printed in 6 segments, which glued together build a ‘sphere’ (ball) according to ...
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High Resolution Sinusoidal Interrupted Projection of the Earth

My grandfather built a rather large globe 10 years ago and never got to complete it (he started drawing about a fifth of it by hand and just gave up after that). I have been looking for a sinusoidal ...
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Printable Globe in QGIS

I'm trying to figure out how to use QGIS to print a map so that it can be wrapped around a sphere. I haven't found a projection that will display the map in a way similar to these. It sounds like ...
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Waterman Projection in ArcMap

Anyone have any idea how to create (or where to find) the Waterman "Butterfly" projection in ArcMap?
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How to create an interrupted Mollweide map in R?

I am wondering if it is possible to create an interrupted Mollweide map in R. This question is similar to Discontinuous or Interrupted map projections? which does not really have a satisfactory ...
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Exotic Projections QGIS

I would like to use some projections in QGIS that I can't see supported directly. An example would be something like this conformal cube projection. http://www.csiss.org/map-projections/...
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Creating map gores in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

Does anyone have clear instructions on creating gores for a globe in ArcGIS? I have tried to work with these: http://mappingcenter.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=ask.answers&q=1725 But have become lost....
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What projection is this and how to use it in a GIS?

I have a request to do a map in non-standard projection: (source: http://www4.agr.gc.ca/AAFC-AAC/display-afficher.do?id=1263246127905&lang=eng) I couldn't manage to find it my materials. As well ...
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