# Difference between revisions of "Talk:977: Map Projections"

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In actual fact, the Waterman butterfly map used a truncated octahedron based upon the mathematics of close packing of spheres and is not at all based upon any of CaHill's work/math. | In actual fact, the Waterman butterfly map used a truncated octahedron based upon the mathematics of close packing of spheres and is not at all based upon any of CaHill's work/math. | ||

-- steve waterman {{unsigned ip|65.92.20.61}} | -- steve waterman {{unsigned ip|65.92.20.61}} | ||

+ | : I love Peirce Quincunal, yet I slept throughout that "Inception". [[Special:Contributions/141.101.99.228|141.101.99.228]] 11:36, 27 January 2014 (UTC) |

## Revision as of 11:36, 27 January 2014

I have a Plate Carrée hanging on my wall myself. Never failed me yet. __Davidy__^{22}`[talk]` 07:05, 2 February 2013 (UTC)

Dymaxion is clearly the best. There's nothing like a map made out of an unfolded d20. Alpha (talk) 19:43, 23 February 2013 (UTC)

- Makes you wonder what if a dodecahedron had been used instead of an icosahedron. --Quicksilver (talk) 18:02, 17 August 2013 (UTC)

Peirce Quincuncial has 4 non-conformal points, but not the 4 corners, which are the south pole, but instead are the 4 midpoints of the sides. These are on the equator and seem to be 90 degrees apart.--DrMath 06:30, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

In actual fact, the Waterman butterfly map used a truncated octahedron based upon the mathematics of close packing of spheres and is not at all based upon any of CaHill's work/math.
-- steve waterman 65.92.20.61 (talk) *(please sign your comments with ~~~~)*

- I love Peirce Quincunal, yet I slept throughout that "Inception". 141.101.99.228 11:36, 27 January 2014 (UTC)