pygmt.datasets.load_ocean_ridge_points()[source]

Load a table of ocean ridge points for the entire world as a pandas.DataFrame.

This is the @ridge.txt dataset used in the GMT tutorials.

The data are downloaded to a cache directory (usually ~/.gmt/cache) the first time you invoke this function. Afterwards, it will load the data from the cache. So you’ll need an internet connection the first time around.

Returns

data (pandas.Dataframe) – The data table. Columns are longitude and latitude.