> I'm trying to plot a map of the pacific ocean, centered on the dateline, using the maps package.
> library(maps) # Basic library to draw maps
> library(mapdata)# Library with specialized maps
> map(database = "world", fill = TRUE, col = 1, plot = TRUE,add=F,
> xlim = c(120,300), ylim = c(-20,40))
> I tried several different combinations of coordinates, but whatever I try, it doesn't plot anything past the dateline.
> Is there a way to plot a map like the one attached, with this package ?
Use the world2 (or world2Hires, from mapdata) database.