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Plot Geographical Data with Map Projections
Mathematica lets you plot geographical data with built-in country information and a wide range of map projections.
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Graphics[MapIndexed[{ColorData[3][First[#2]], 

    CountryData[#, {"SchematicPolygon", "LambertAzimuthal"}]} &, 

  CountryData[]]]
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