Jeff - Yes!  I'm working on implementing this now for my app...

FYI, I got the following error:
TypeError: drawmapboundary() got an unexpected keyword argument 'fill_color'


and again for 'lake_color' on the fillcontinents() method.

I'm using 0.9.7, which I think is the latest released version...

--Mike
On Dec 14, 2007, at 1:31 PM, Jeff Whitaker wrote:

from matplotlib.toolkits.basemap import Basemap

import pylab

fig = pylab.figure()

ax1 = fig.add_axes([0.1,0.1,0.8,0.8])

m = Basemap(ax=ax1)

m.drawcoastlines(linewidth=0.5)

m.fillcontinents()

ax2 = fig.add_axes([0.1,0.425,0.15,0.15])

m2 = Basemap(projection='ortho',lon_0=-105,lat_0=40,ax=ax2)

m2.drawmapboundary(fill_color='aqua')

m2.drawcoastlines(linewidth=0.1)

m2.fillcontinents(color='coral',lake_color='aqua')

pylab.show()





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