[R] units for mapproject() function result

Ray Brownrigg Ray.Brownrigg at ecs.vuw.ac.nz
Wed Feb 8 02:29:01 CET 2012

On Wed, 08 Feb 2012, William Stockhausen wrote:
> Does anyone know  what the units are for projected coordinates obtained
> using mapproj's mapproject function with an Albers projection?  Thanks for
> any and all help!
> Buck Stockhausen

I don't know for sure, but it looks like radians to me, with some unspecified 
origin(depending on the parameters specified).  Certainly the maps package data is 
specified in radians internally.

Hope this helps,
Ray Brownrigg

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