Icelandic islands

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Description

Islands around Iceland with area greater than 0.25 square km

Format

A data frame with 3401 (including NAs) observations on the following 2 variables.

lat

a numeric vector

,

lon

a numeric vector

: latitude and longitude of coastlines of Icelandic islands given as decimal degrees.

Details

Islands around Iceland extracted from gshhs_f.b with area greater than 1/4 of a square kilometer. Script available as http://www.hafro.is/~sigurdur/gshhsIslands/newEyjar.R.

Source

GSHHS - A Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database, version 2.2.

Examples

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data(eyjar)
# islands in the Breidafjordur region
geoplot(xlim = list(lat = c(64.85, 65.65), lon = c(-24.6, -21.7)),
  country = bisland, grid = FALSE)
geolines(eyjar, col = "magenta")
## maybe str(eyjar) ; plot(eyjar) ...

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