[R] maps in R

Tim Churches tchur at optushome.com.au
Fri Nov 2 21:52:30 CET 2001

Randall Skelton wrote:
> Any ideas, comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated.  Does anyone
> know who the author of this package is?  I found it at
> ftp://ftp.mcs.vuw.ac.nz/pub/statistics/map/ and I am using R-1.3.1 on
> Linux 2.4.x-x.

Ray Brownrigg did the port of the original S code to R and/or wrote  the
package (not sure how much is original S code and how much is new for
R). His home page complete with email address is at

We have found the package to work well but haven't bothered about trying
different projections.

Tim Churches
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