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Putniṇš P5´




Meridians: Sinusoidal curves.
Parallels: Equally spaced straight parallel lines. Perpendicular to the central meridian.
Poles: Lines about 54% the length of the equator.
Symmetry: About the central meridian and the equator.


Undistorted at 30°N/S (or other, depending on the standard parallel) on the central meridian. Low along equator and central meridian until higher latitudes. Distortion mix is biased toward angular deformation.

Similar projections

Eckert V is very similar but scaled smaller. Winkel I is very similar when giving it a 0° standard parallel.


Presented by Reinholds V. Putniṇš of Latvia in 1934.

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