maps (version 3.4.0)

nz: New Zealand Basic Map

Description

This database produce a map of New Zealand at a basic level of detail. The `"nz"' database includes the 3 main Islands and 19 smaller coastal islands.

Usage

data(nzMapEnv)

Arguments

Format

The data file is merely a character string which specifies the name of an environment variable which contains the base location of the binary files used by the map drawing functions. This environment variable (R_MAP_DATA_DIR for the datasets in the maps package) is set at package load time if it does not already exist. Hence setting the environment variable before loading the package can override the default location of the binary datasets.

References

Richard A. Becker, and Allan R. Wilks, "Maps in S", AT\&T Bell Laboratories Statistics Research Report [93.2], 1993.

Richard A. Becker, and Allan R. Wilks, "Constructing a Geographical Database", AT\&T Bell Laboratories Statistics Research Report [95.2], 1995.

See Also

map

Examples

Run this code
# NOT RUN {
map('nz')
map('nz', xlim = c(166, 179), ylim = c(-48, -34))
# }

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