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LightingAngle

LightingAngle
is an option for ReliefPlot and related functions that specifies the angle from which simulated illumination is taken to come.
  • Angles are measured in radians, counterclockwise from the positive direction in the final image.
  • LightingAngle takes the effective illumination source to be oriented at angle out of the image plane.
By default, the simulated lighting is placed at , or the top left corner, with altitude :
Place the light source at , or the left of the map:
Place the light source at , or the right side of the map, with altitude:
By default, the simulated lighting is placed at , or the top left corner, with altitude :
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Place the light source at , or the left of the map:
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Place the light source at , or the right side of the map, with altitude:
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The result with no shading:
Use predefined symbolic directions:
Change light source direction continuously:
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