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Clip to Hemisphere

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Clip vector layers to the hemisphere of the earth centered on a user
specified point in order to use them in an orthographic projection without
introducing artefacts.

When projecting data to the orthographic projection, features that cross
the horizon can lead to unsightly artifacts. By clipping the data to the
hemisphere that will be visible in the orthographic projection, these
artifacts can be avoided. This plugin for the QGIS Processing framework
takes a vector layer and a latitude and longitude for the center of the
hemisphere and clips the vector layer accordingly. The plugin takes care of
special cases such as a hemisphere centered on the equator or on one of the

Juernjakob Dugge
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Version Experimental Minimum QGIS version Downloads Uploaded by Date
0.4 no 2.99.0 2860 tentotwo 2020-09-29T21:00:33.090638+00:00
0.3 no 2.5.0 4812 tentotwo 2017-05-06T20:46:23.032999+00:00
0.2 no 2.5.0 1618 tentotwo 2016-12-02T21:10:55.168088+00:00
0.1 yes 2.5.0 2373 tentotwo 2015-01-04T13:02:12.736547+00:00

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