maptools (version 0.8-41)

wrld_simpl: Simplified world country polygons

Description

The object loaded is a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame object containing a slightly modified version of Bjoern Sandvik's improved version of world\_borders.zip - TM\_WORLD\_BORDERS\_SIMPL-0.2.zip dataset from the Mapping Hacks geodata site. The country Polygons objects and the data slot data frame row numbers have been set to the ISO 3166 three letter codes.

Usage

data(wrld_simpl)

Arguments

Format

The format is: Formal class 'SpatialPolygonsDataFrame' [package "sp"] with 5 slots; the data clot contains a data.frame with 246 obs. of 11 variables:
The object is in geographical coordinates using the WGS84 datum.

Source

Originally “http://mappinghacks.com/data/TM_WORLD_BORDERS_SIMPL-0.2.zip”, now available from https://github.com/nasa/World-Wind-Java/tree/master/WorldWind/testData/shapefiles

Examples

data(wrld_simpl)
plot(wrld_simpl)