Some of the functionality of the World Plotting Package is now available in CountryData.

World Plotting Package

 

ReferenceReference

WorldPlot create maps of the world using data from a database

WorldGraphics planetary map applying to specified graphics primitives

Projections

Albers  ▪  Equirectangular  ▪  LambertAzimuthal  ▪  LambertCylindrical  ▪  Mercator  ▪  Mollweide  ▪  Orthographic  ▪  Sinusoidal

Color Functions

RandomColors  ▪  RandomGrays

ToMinutes convert expressions in degrees or DMS formats to minutes