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Eckert V Projection

The Eckert V 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 V Projection
Eckert V Projection


Required Parameters

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