e_geo family is similar to e_geo_3d e_map, e_map_3d or e_globe.

Points

quakes %>% 
  e_charts(long) %>% 
  e_geo(
    roam = TRUE,
    boundingCoords = list(
      c(185, - 10),
      c(165, -40)
    )
  ) %>% 
  e_effect_scatter(
    lat, mag, 
    coord.system = "geo", 
    scale = "* 1.5",
    rippleEffect = list(brushType = "stroke")) %>% 
  e_visual_map(min = 4, max = 6.5)

Lines

flights <- read.csv(
  paste0("https://raw.githubusercontent.com/plotly/datasets/",
         "master/2011_february_aa_flight_paths.csv")
)

flights %>% 
  e_charts() %>% 
  e_geo() %>% 
  e_lines(
    start_lon, 
    start_lat, 
    end_lon, 
    end_lat,
    name = "flights",
    lineStyle = list(normal = list(curveness = 0.3))
   )