Re: Longitude, latitude maps

On Wed, 18 May 2005, S Santos wrote:

>  I'm working on geographical graphs and I would like to create graphs
>  where a variable is shown as RGB for a rectangle defined by logitude
>  and latitude. Over that graph I would like to show the world map for
>  the region. I have seen some examples at Visad source using
>  visad.jmet.GRIBCoordinateSystem. The question is if is there any
>  file with all the world map so I can select a region and put it over
>  my graph using this class?

  ftp://ftp.ssec.wisc.edu/pub/visad/OUTLSUPW

is a low-detail world map in a file format that VisAD
can read. I'm sure there are better world maps in
Shape files.

Good luck,
Bill