gplatesr is an R package with example code showing how to use the GPlates web service to generate plate reconstructions directly from http requests. GPlates is developed by the EarthByte Group [https://www.earthbyte.org]
Soon you will be able to install the released version of gplatesr from CRAN with:
Alternatively you can install it directly from github with:
and follow the vignette to generate your own plate reconstruction images at any geologic point in time.
If the gplates server is down, and if you have docker installed on your computer, you can do
And then change the base_url argument of functions to