Cordiform: Heart-Shaped Map Projections

14 February 2024
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The document discusses the history and development of cordiform map projections, a family of map projections that include heart-shaped ones.

The Werner map projection, a heart-shaped map projection, was originally conceived by Austrian mathematics professor Johannes Stabius around 1500.

The development of heart-shaped map projections during the Renaissance era is not a coincidence.