[R] maps in R
Heberto at meakins.lan.mcgill.ca
Tue Jun 26 15:48:31 CEST 2001
Hello. Any idea if this map package will be ported to R-windows?
What is in it that is Unix/Linux dependent?
not the computations and projections, must be only the plotting?
Date sent: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 20:10:24 +0200 (CEST)
From: Roger Bivand <Roger.Bivand at nhh.no>
Subject: Re: [R] maps in R
To: Claudia Tebaldi <tebaldi at ucar.edu>
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> On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Claudia Tebaldi wrote:
> > Hi everybody
> > Does any of you know how to mimick the functionality of the Splus
> > library "maps " in R?
> > I.E.:I'd like to draw contours of the US and individual states, and be
> > able to overlay points by giving lat/long coordinates to points() or
> > text() functions. I'd be a happy camper with just the state-level
> > resolution. . . .
> A port to R without projection by Ray Brownrigg is available on:
> with versions for Linux/Intel or Solaris/Sparc - it's largish, because it
> includes the binary versions of the databases. It was last updated in
> September 2000. It was first mentioned in r-help on 13 November 1999, with
> the above address.
> I can confirm that it works for 1.3.0 on RH7.0 Linux Intel:
> > map('state')
> Happy camping!
> Roger Bivand
> Economic Geography Section, Department of Economics, Norwegian School of
> Economics and Business Administration, Breiviksveien 40, N-5045 Bergen,
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