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Eckert VI Projection

The Eckert VI 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 sinusoids. The main use is in thematic world maps.

Eckert VI Projection
Eckert VI Projection


Required Parameters

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