Creating a globe in QGIS

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I love a good bit of map making and I have a bit of time on my hands at the moment, so I followed this tutorial by Steven Bernard to create a globe from a world map in QGIS:

The steps are straightforward. The fiddly bit was getting the line endings and indentation correct which are essential in Python, so I copied the text out and created a gist with line endings preserved:

This can then be called by opening the Python console as per the video, and typing:

import as circle
circle.doClip(iface, x, y)

Replacing x and y with your latitude and longitude (NOT longitude and latitude, note the order) respectively.

The result is a beautiful globe when appropriately styled: