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by steve waterman
Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 353
Views: 138471

Re: 0977: "Map Projections"

The first test for a projection...does Antarctica looks as it does on the globe ? in essence, only polyhedral based projections will do that; like the Waterman, Cahill, or Fuller dymaxion. I would like to post my waterman projection here...but this is my third message and none have been posted...yet...
by steve waterman
Mon Nov 14, 2011 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0977: "Map Projections"
Replies: 353
Views: 138471

Re: 0977: "Map Projections"

i am the author of the Waterman "butterfly" map. It is uniquely generated projection based upon the mathematics of close packed spheres. A low resolution version can be seen here on my main page at http://www.watermanpolyhedron.com/ Here is another page or two from my site that attempts to...

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