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Re: Alaska

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  • Subject: [mg126349] Re: Alaska
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
  • Date: Thu, 3 May 2012 04:36:40 -0400 (EDT)
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Thanks David,

I am surprised that it hasn't been fixed, especially since Wolfram is 
touting all this sort of data base stuff. Not much documentation on it 
either.

Kevin

On 5/1/2012 2:59 PM, David Reiss wrote:
> 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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