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English: Relief location map of Atlantic_Ocean.
  • Projection: Lambert azimuthal equal-area projection.
  • Area of interest:
  • N: 70.0° N
  • S: -70.0° N
  • W: -95.0° E
  • E: 25.0° E
  • Projection center:
  • NS: 0.0° N
  • WE: -35.0° E
  • GMT projection: -JA-35.0/0.0/180/19.998266666666666c
  • GMT region: -R-147.58842045747764/-48.58942183011819/77.58842045747762/48.589421830118205r
  • Land, shoreline and borders: 1:110m Natural Earth Datasets
Source Own work
Author Tentotwo

Shell script for generating the map using GMT


# Set common options

# Get Natural Earth datafiles
echo "Downloading datafiles from"
wget -nv -nc \\\
echo "...done\n"

echo "Inflating archives"
unzip 110m\*.zip
echo "...done\n"

echo "Converting shapefiles to GMT"
ogr2ogr -F GMT 110m_land.gmt 110m_land.shp
ogr2ogr -F GMT 110m_coastline.gmt 110m_coastline.shp
ogr2ogr -F GMT 110m_borders.gmt ne_110m_admin_0_boundary_lines_land.shp
echo "...done\n"

echo "Creating maps"
GMT psxy -m -J$PROJECTION -R$REGION -Bg15 -P --PAGE_COLOR=198/236/255  --POLAR_CAP=none --BASEMAP_TYPE=plain --BASEMAP_AXES=NESW --FRAME_PEN=0.15p,black 110m_land.gmt -K -G254/254/233 > $FILENAME
GMT psxy -m -J$PROJECTION -R$REGION 110m_coastline.gmt -O -K -W0.535p,9/120/171  >> $FILENAME
GMT psxy -m -J$PROJECTION -R$REGION 110m_borders.gmt -O -W100/100/100  >> $FILENAME
echo "...done\n"

echo "You can now open $FILENAME in Inkscape to clean up the file and save it as SVG. You should add an ocean coloured background and simplify the graticules using CTRL+L."



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current21:19, 31 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 21:19, 31 January 2012709 × 865 (274 KB)TentotwoCorrected colour of black sea
21:17, 31 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 21:17, 31 January 2012709 × 865 (298 KB)TentotwoIncluded border of South Sudan
13:38, 31 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 13:38, 31 January 2012709 × 865 (248 KB)TentotwoRemoved grid line
13:36, 31 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 13:36, 31 January 2012709 × 865 (239 KB)Tentotwo

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