The Robinson map projection is a compromise project that minimizes distortion across the map.
Both the physical and political Equal Earth maps are in the public domain which means users can use them however they want to.
However, in 1942, a South African meteorologist, oceanographer, and inventor Athelstan Spilhaus created the world’s first fully ocean-centered map projection.
Researchers recently announced the development of the Equal Earth map projection, which has quickly gained influence due to its ability in maintaining accurate area without distortion.
This quick tutorial shows you how to recenter your map project in QGIS so that the center of the map view is on the Pacific Ocean.