# What is wrong with ContourPlot [duplicate]

Why does this plot have a big blank hole in it?

ContourPlot[
PDF[BinormalDistribution[0.8], {v1, v2}], {v1, -4, 4}, {v2, -4, 4},
PlotLegends -> Automatic]

• It is just a cut-off. Try to add the option PlotRange -> {0., 0.3}. – Alexei Boulbitch Jul 23 '14 at 14:37

You can specify PlotRange -> All to avoid clipping in the "z"-axis (if you don't know the z-range beforehand):
ContourPlot[ PDF[BinormalDistribution[0.8], {v1, v2}],