[R] How can I save plot()/points() using SHP files into KML format?
macqueen1 at llnl.gov
Wed Mar 14 21:34:46 CET 2012
Since you found readOGR, you might want to look at writeOGR.
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On 2/22/12 3:43 PM, "gztourek" <gztourek at gmail.com> wrote:
>I am new to R and am a very basic user. I'm importing SHP files, adding
>plots of random locations within my polygon (these files have GPS data),
>then want to save these plots (intact with added points) as KML files to
>look at in GoogleEarth (or possibly as SHP files which I can then convert
>This is as far as I've gotten (code below) and am lost as to next steps,
>Any suggestions or references would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in
>advance for any help.
># Initialize pseudo random number generator
># Read vector representation of the map
> Kasur <- readOGR("Kasur3.shp", layer = "Kasur3")
># Plot points
> points(spsample(Kasur, n=100, type='random'), col='red', pch=0, cex=0.5)
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