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Re: Alaska

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  • Subject: [mg126334] Re: Alaska
  • From: David Reiss <dbreiss at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 14:58:35 -0400 (EDT)
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It is a reported bug...  and I have been nudging them for a long time
to fix this.

On May 1, 5:24 am, "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McC... at umbc.edu> wrote:
> Apparently Alaska is part of the World, but not of USA or NorthAmerica!!
> Try:
>
> Graphics@CountryData["USA", "Polygon"]
> Graphics@CountryData["NorthAmerica", "Polygon"]
> Graphics@CountryData["World", "Polygon"]
>
> I know that Wolfram has defined the Pound to be a mass rather than a
> force, but to miss Alaska ...
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kevin




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