The states and large mainland territories of Australia are represented as polygonal regions forming a tessellation.
Object of class
Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania (which are states of Australia) and the Northern Territory (which is a ‘territory’ of Australia) are represented as polygonal regions.
Offshore territories, and smaller mainland territories, are not shown.
austates is a tessellation object (class
whose tiles are the states and territories.
The coordinates are latitude and longitude in degrees, so the space is effectively a Mercator projection of the earth.
Obtained from the oz package and reformatted.