Is there any map SDK or tool that can show the navigation that passes through the north pole in a flat way? Basically If I use a Mercator projection map it is only flat and cannot show the north part of as how it is seen in a globe. I need something that will show a plane passing through the north pole in a 2D map.

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    Which software are you using? It sounds as though you just need to identify a suitable projection for use at the poles which is compatible with most packages (or web mapping frameworks) - see the NOAA Arctic Map Catalogue for examples, including the UNEP Arctic Environment Atlas. This introduction to polar projections & maps may be useful. – kes Sep 28 '15 at 8:20
  • I am developing an iOS app. Currently I am using WhirlyGlobe as my solution for showing a globe and a map. Globe is okay for getting through the north/south pole. However map version in WhirlyGlobe doesn't. – Little Tiny Dev Sep 28 '15 at 8:35
  • A static map or dynamic? What regions need to be shown, just the pole? – bugmenot123 Sep 28 '15 at 8:43
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    It looks like WhirlyGlobe only implements PlateCarree and Mercator, none of those projections are suitable for polar 2D mapping.You need something like "polar Azimuthal" projection. Are you willing to implement one yourself or are you looking for another WebApplication for your task ? – radouxju Sep 28 '15 at 8:44
  • Basically I need just the countries and states. This is for a simple airplane navigation app. I'm trying to know if there are available solutions or toolkits that will be able to help me achieve the "polar azimuthal" projection in a map for navigation. – Little Tiny Dev Sep 28 '15 at 11:22

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