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Re: Plotting on an image

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  • Subject: [mg97763] Re: Plotting on an image
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2009 05:15:07 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <gpvhd8$gus$>
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world = CountryData["World", "Shape"]

AbsoluteOptions[world, PlotRange]

gives you the bounding box.


Daniel wrote:
> I would like to plot values on an image. Let's say I use the following
> image of the world which imports as a Graphics object:
> world = CountryData["World", "Shape"]
> How do I specify the coordinate system for this graphics object?
> Later, when I combine the world picture with a plot using Show, I want
> the plot points to end up at the right place.

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