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November 26 2013

Projection Smackdown: Cahillís Butterfly vs. the Dymaxion Map

In a perfect world, each map projection would be judged on its own merit and applied to the job that suits it best. But perfect worlds are boring. So why not put two projections in a good olí eye-gouging, tooth-chipping, back-alley fight for supremacy?

Our first matchup is between two projections that are well known among carto-geeks, but only get limited, sporadic attention from the public: The Cahill and Dymaxion projections...

This debate actually goes back to 1943, when R. Buckminster Fuller published his Dymaxion Map and proclaimed it superior to all others.

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