50 Map Projections Types
If you’re in need of a visual reference guide to the various map projection types… Then, look no further.
Because we’ve pumped out a goldmine of the top 50 global map projections used by cartographers today.
From Aitoff to Winkel, these map projections are your blueprint for designing captivating cartographic masterpieces.
Because it’s all about the audience… Let’s map with authority and dig right into the BIG LIST of map projections.
A Visual Reference Guide
Scroll down to see all 50 map projection examples. What’s your favorite? Which ones have you used in your maps?
2. Azimuthal Equidistant
4. Berghaus Star AAG
7. Compact Miller
8. Craster Parabolic
10. Cylindrical Equal Area
14. Equidistant Conic
15. Equidistant Cylindrical
16. Equidistant Cylindrical ARC System
17. Flat Polar Quartic
19. Gall Stereographic
20. Goode Homolosine Land
21. Goode Homolosine Ocean
22. Hammer Aitoff
26. Miller Cylindrical
28. Natural Earth
29. North Pole Gnomonic
30. North Pole Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area
31. North Pole Orthographic
32. NSIDC EASE Grid Global
34. Plate Caree
36. Quartic Authalic
39. South Pole Azimuthal Equidistant
40. South Pole Stereographic
41. Earth from Space
44. Two-point Equidistant
45. Van der Grinten
46. Vertical Perspective
50. Winkel Tripel
Types of Map Projections
Now that you have an arsenal of map projections, it’s time to put what you know into action.
Take a fresh approach to your next map…
Because there’s nothing quite like creating a work of art.
So which map projection suits your needs most?
Here are some more helpful references for map projection types:
- What are Map Projections?
- Map Distortion with Tissot’s Indicatrix
- Cylindrical Projection: Mercator, Transverse Mercator, and Miller
- Conic Projection: Lambert, Albers, and Polyconic
- Azimuthal Projection: Orthographic, Stereographic, and Gnomonic
What’s your favorite map projection and why? Please let us know in the comment section below.