Format Geographical Position in Degrees and Minutes

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Description

Format geographical positions to degrees, minutes, and hemispheres

Usage

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formatPosition(latlon, isLat = TRUE, type = c("list", "string",
  "expression"), showHemi = TRUE)

Arguments

latlon

a vector of latitudes or longitudes

isLat

a boolean that indicates whether the quantity is latitude or longitude

type

a string indicating the type of return value (see below)

showHemi

a boolean that indicates whether to indicate the hemisphere

Value

A list containing degrees, minutes, seconds, and hemispheres, or a vector of strings or (broken) a vector of expressions.

Author(s)

Dan Kelley

Examples

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library(oce)
formatPosition(10+1:10/60+2.8/3600)
formatPosition(10+1:10/60+2.8/3600, type="string")

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