class BasemapAxes(*args, map_projection=None, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: proplot.axes.geo.GeoAxes

Axes subclass for plotting basemap projections. The Basemap instance is added as the projection attribute, but you do not have to work with it directly – plotting methods like matplotlib.axes.Axes.plot and matplotlib.axes.Axes.contour are redirected to the corresponding methods on the Basemap instance. Also latlon=True is passed to plotting methods by default.


map_projection (Basemap) – The Basemap instance.

Other Parameters

*args, **kwargs – Passed to Axes.

Attributes Summary


The registered projection name.


The Basemap instance associated with this axes.