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Eckert IV Projection

The Eckert IV projection, developed by the German cartographer Max Eckert-Greiffendorff in 1906, is a pseudocylindrical equal-area projection. Central meridian and all parallels are straight lines; other meridians are equally spaced elliptical arcs. The main use is in thematic world maps.

Eckert IV Projection
Eckert IV Projection


Required Parameters

To convert Eckert IV coordinates, the following parameters have to be set: