Behrmann projection

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Behrmann projection of the world.
The Behrmann cylindrical equal-area projection with Tissot's indicatrices of deformation

The Behrmann projection is a cylindrical map projection. This is an orthographic projection onto a cylinder secant at the 30° parallels. It is equal-area, but distortion of shape increases with distance from the standard parallels. Scale is true along the standard parallels and constant between two parallels equidistant from the Equator. This projection is not equidistant.

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