Version 0.15 (February 1, 2017)


  • The class now allows a latitude_true_scale to be specified.

  • A tiles url can now be passed directly to the class.

  • The background_img() method has been added. This allows users to add a background image to the map, from a selection of pre-prepared images held in a directory specified by the CARTOPY_USER_BACKGROUNDS environment variable.

  • The Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) interface has been extended so that WMTS layers can be added to GeoAxes in different projections.

  • The NearsidePerspective projection has been added.

  • Optional keyword arguments can now be supplied to the add_wmts() method, which will be passed to the OGC WMTS gettile method.

  • New additions to the gallery: