The outline of the landmask is obtained from Natural Earth. It is automatically downloaded, cached and opened with geopandas. The following landmasks are currently available:
regionmask.defined_regions.natural_earth is deprecated.
Be careful when working with the different versions of NaturalEarth regions. Some polygons and regions have changed and the numbering of the regions may be different.
If available, it is better to use the landmask of the used data set.
In : import regionmask
In : land = regionmask.defined_regions.natural_earth_v5_0_0.land_110 In : land.plot(add_label=False) Out: <GeoAxesSubplot:>