Wagner VI projection
Wagner VI is a pseudocylindrical whole Earth map projection. Like the Robinson projection, it is a compromise projection, not having any special attributes other than a pleasing, low distortion appearance. Wagner VI is equivalent to the Kavrayskiy VII horizontally elongated by a factor of . This elongation results in proper preservation of shapes near the equator but slightly more distortion overall. The aspect ratio of this projection is 2:1, which is equal to that of the Equirectangular projection.
The Wagner VI is defined by:
- Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years of Map Projections, John P. Snyder, 1993, ISBN 0-226-76747-7, pg. 205.