[R] maptools: Test if point is in polygon

Aleksandr Andreev aleksandr.andreev at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 14:21:09 CET 2009

In R's maptools package, is there a built-in function to test if a
given point is "inside" a given polygon on the map?  The map was
loaded from an ESRI Shapefile. The point's latitude and longitude are

Thank you!


Aleksandr Andreev
Fulbright Fellow
Graduate School of Management
St Petersburg State University

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