[R] World Heat/Rainbow Map

ilai keren at math.montana.edu
Sun Feb 19 18:06:40 CET 2012

Figure 13.10 in "Lattice: Multivariate Data Visualization with R"
might give you some ideas

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 9:05 AM, Lorenzo Isella
<lorenzo.isella at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I would like to do the following: make a plot of the world and color a few selected states.
> Some states have an associated scalar (i.e a simple number) and I would like to paint them using a heat map and show legend for the color map in the plot. One or two states do not have any number associated to them and are simply colored/filled according to a distinctive pattern that I choose.
> To fix the ideas, imagine the following situation in which
> (1) the US are striped (or filled with any pattern not in the heat map) and no number is associated to them;
> (2) China, France and UK have associated values 54, 32 and 14 and I would like to "paint" them according to a heat map.
> (3) The other states can be left blank, or I can pretend that there is a "zero" associated to them.
> I made some attempts with map(world), but so far I have been banging my head against the wall.
> Any suggestion is appreciated.
> Cheers
> Lorenzo
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