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SAS/GRAPH: Beyond the Basics by Robert Allison

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EXAMPLE 23  Plotting Coordinates on a Map

Purpose: Show how to plot latitude and longitude path data on a map.

As with many of my examples, this one is my imitation of an example I found on the Web. The map below originally caught my attention on Wikipedia1. I thought the map did a very good job of showing where tropical storms generally occur and what path they take. The map also graphically shows why the storms are called “tropical.”

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That original map is centered on the Pacific Ocean, which is a good way to map tropical storm data. However, SAS does not ship a world map arranged in that configuration. The SAS world map is centered on the ...

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