The Wiechel projection is an azimuthal, equal-area projection, and a novelty map presented by William H. Wiechel in 1879. It is also a modified azimuthal projection. Distortion of direction, shape, and distance is considerable in the edges.
- Map Projections: A Reference Manual. Lev Moiseevič Bugaevskij, John Parr Snyder. 1995. ISBN 9780748403042. https://books.google.com/books?id=vTLAqGTAc8cC&q=wiechel+projection&pg=PA132. Retrieved 2013-02-15.
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