[R-sig-Geo] Map point-of-view and joining locations with loops
p.woods at qub.ac.uk
Wed Jul 15 09:58:00 CEST 2015
I’m not entirely sure how to explain what I’m looking for, but basically I’m hoping to do two things in R:
1) Rather than looking at a map face-on (from above, e.g., a normal OpenStreet Map or Google map), I would like to show the perspective of someone looking at the map from an angle, i.e., if someone were at altitude, hovering over the ground.
2) I would like to join two points on this map with a loop/line segment.
Is this possible to do in R? And how would I go about doing it? I have no idea where to start.
This type of map typically shows airline routes, e.g.,
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