A library providing cartographic tools for python.
Some of the key features of cartopy are:
- object oriented projection definitions
- point, line, polygon and image transformations between projections
- integration to expose advanced mapping in matplotlib with a simple and intuitive interface
- powerful vector data handling by integrating shapefile reading with Shapely capabilities
The latest release documentation for cartopy can be found at here, for other versions see the documentation page.
Cartopy is published under the LGPLv3 licence.
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