A cartographic python library with matplotlib support for visualisation
Cartopy is a Python package designed to make drawing maps for data analysis and visualisation easy.
- object oriented projection definitions
- point, line, polygon and image transformations between projections
- integration to expose advanced mapping in matplotlib with a simple and intuitive interface
- powerful vector data handling by integrating shapefile reading with Shapely capabilities
Documentation can be found at http://scitools.org.uk/cartopy/docs/latest/.
Cartopy is licenced under GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPLv3). Development occurs at https://github.com/SciTools/cartopy.