[R-sig-Geo] Generating a precise map from coordinates.
Roger.Bivand at nhh.no
Mon Mar 19 09:23:18 CET 2012
On Mon, 19 Mar 2012, Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini wrote:
> On 19/03/12 04:50, Agus Camacho wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I am still new to plot maps in R and trying to plot the object (wrld_simpl)
>> from maptools. However found it difficult to plot a map with precise
>> The following series of plots shows what I am talking about:
>> The margins of the plot are those specified only in some cases but others
>> not. Anybody could give me a hint to generate maps from coordinates without
>> having to be fishing a set of coordinates that looks good?
> Did you look at :
I think that this is a repeat of:
and recommend reading that thread - it has to do with the default device
usually being "square", and asp= being set to 1 (or to a
latitude-corrected value if the coordinates are known not to be
> Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini
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