[R] Retrieving latitude and longitude via Google Maps API

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 23:10:18 CET 2010

>>> Does anyone have any experience retrieving latitutde and longitude for
>>> an address from the Google Maps API?
> This thread from r-sig-geo may be of interest:
> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-sig-geo/2010-March/thread.html#7788

In particularly, note that what you are doing is against the google
terms of service.

To do it legally, with minimal cost, try https://webgis.usc.edu/.
It's free for <2500 addresses, $20 for 10,000, and $160 for 100,000.


Assistant Professor / Dobelman Family Junior Chair
Department of Statistics / Rice University

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