|Using IDL: Map Projections|
This section introduces graphic map display considerations as well as information about common map projections. This section does not describe how to create a map display. See the following topic for these resources.
IDL provides interactive and static map display functionality. You can use the iMap iTool to interactively configure a map display. If you prefer a static display, you can use map routines. See the following for details:
See the following resources in the IDL Reference Guide for examples:
IDL Online Help (June 16, 2005)