datasets (version 3.6.2)

volcano: Topographic Information on Auckland's Maunga Whau Volcano

Description

Maunga Whau (Mt Eden) is one of about 50 volcanos in the Auckland volcanic field. This data set gives topographic information for Maunga Whau on a 10m by 10m grid.

Usage

volcano

Arguments

Format

A matrix with 87 rows and 61 columns, rows corresponding to grid lines running east to west and columns to grid lines running south to north.

See Also

filled.contour for a nice plot.

Examples

# NOT RUN {
require(grDevices); require(graphics)
filled.contour(volcano, color.palette = terrain.colors, asp = 1)
title(main = "volcano data: filled contour map")
# }