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Van der Grinten
The Van der Grinten projection, presented by Alphons J. van der Grinten in 1904, is neither equal-area nor conformal. Central meridian and Equator are straight lines; other meridians are arcs of circles. The scale is true along the Equator only. Its main use is to show the entire world enclosed in a circle.
v[lon0/]scale or V[lon0/]width
The projection is set with v or V. The central meridian is set with the optional lon0, and the figure size is set with scale or width.
import pygmt fig = pygmt.Figure() # Use region "d" to specify global region (-180/180/-90/90) fig.coast(region="d", projection="V12c", land="gray", water="cornsilk", frame="afg") fig.show()
Total running time of the script: ( 0 minutes 0.623 seconds)