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Re: Drawing a globe, with countries and great circle routes

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  • Subject: [mg48081] Re: Drawing a globe, with countries and great circle routes
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 05:20:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <c7hrl7$bkm$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

you mean somthing like:

http://phong.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/~kuska/EarthPicture.zip

with the textures from
http://phong.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/~kuska/oglscript/EarthMap.png
http://phong.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/~kuska/oglscript/CloudMap.png

??

Regards
  Jens

AES/newspost wrote:
> 
> I'd like to draw a globe (as seen from space) with countries and oceans
> (in color if possible), maybe even some topography; be able to overlay
> great circle routes between specified points; and then view the result
> from different points in space either by rotating the globe in 3D
> fashion or redrawing the image.
> 
> Any Mathematica packages, freeware or commercial, that will do this?


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