Mapping in R – Resource List

I’ve got to do some maps for a manuscript, so I’ve been working through different options for mapping in R. Here are some resources I’ve found useful, feel free to add in the comments.  Thanks to those of you who have helped with my questions (that means you, Andy)



package maptools


package rworldmap


package sp


Other Useful Resources

Global Administrative Areas: Downloads of Shape Files, R SpatialPolygonsDataframes, etc.

Some Q&A pages of people trying to map using GAAD files [link1]

So what do you think?

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