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    Re: North Atlantic outline chart - GMT example
    From: Martin Collins
    Date: 2009 Jan 17, 05:52 +0000

    As an example of GMT and a map George was sort of looking for, here is
    the result of the command:
     
    'pscoast -R290/360/30/60 -JM6i -P -B5g5 -Gblack > map.ps'
    
    which I ran on my Linux box (Ubuntu). This outputs a postscript file
    which I converted to pdf with 'ps2pdf map.ps' and is attached.
    
    Output formats, colour, pen widths, annotations, legends, scales, etc
    are all configurable so George could fiddle with this to get the exact
    output that he wants.
    
    Rgds,
    
    Martin
    
    On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 11:57 +0000, George Huxtable wrote:
    > This is the second of two requests for help.
    > 
    > I'm looking for a simple chart of the North Atlantic, covering say 30º to
    > 60º N, 0º to 70ºW, or thereabouts, in digital form, that's free to use
    > without any copyright restrictions. All I want is coastal outlines, in black
    > and white; no colour or fancy bits at all. Mercator projection would be
    > best, and it will need some lines of lat and long. It needs to be in such a
    > form that I can easily add plotted positions and ship tracks, and am free to
    > publish the result.
    > 
    > It doesn't seem a lot to ask for, but I just don't know where to start
    > looking. Can anyone kindly point me in the right direction, please?
    > 
    > George.
    > 
    > contact George Huxtable, at  george{at}hux.me.uk
    > or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    > or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > 
    > 
    > > 
    
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