[R] How do we omit the coastline using map?

Patrick Connolly p.connolly at hortresearch.co.nz
Tue Jul 30 05:46:58 CEST 2002

On Tue, 30-Jul-2002 at 11:57AM +1200, Patrick Connolly wrote:

|> I've been able to do most things I'd like to using the map package,
|> but I can't figure out how to fill a region without drawing a black
|> outline.  I can draw the outline in a specified colour, but as soon as
|> I set fill to TRUE, I get a black outline in addition.

I've figure out a way to do it.  Before plotting the map, change the
par()$fg to the line colour I want to use for the block, and change it
back immediately after the map function is used.  Seems to be because
of how polygon works.

Not very elegant, but it's simple enough to do.

Patrick Connolly
Mt Albert
New Zealand 
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