[R] Off topic? Geographic data

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Thu May 3 19:58:32 CEST 2007

On 5/3/2007 1:19 PM, Alberto Vieira Ferreira Monteiro wrote:
> Sorry if this is off-topic, but since there are so many data sets in R,
> I wonder if there is any data set with Geographic data, like 
> (latitude,longitude) lists of the contour of the continents and
> countries.

The maps and mapdata packages have this.  (They work together; mapdata 
has more detail than maps).

Duncan Murdoch

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